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Louis L. McAllister Photographs

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Louis L. McAllister photographed people and places near Burlington, Vermont for 60 years. He was born in Columbus, Nebraska on October 16, 1876, the son of Julius S. McAllister (born 1841 in Lincoln, VT) and Rosette Gould (born in Vermont in 1851). Julius McAllister worked as a photographer and dentist in Washington D.C., Bristol, Vermont and Columbus, Nebraska. Around 1895, Julius, his third wife Amy, and their children left Nebraska for the Union Soldiers’ Colony in Fitzgerald, Georgia. By 1900, Julius and Amy were divorced, and Amy and her stepson Louis were working as photographers in Thomasville, Georgia.

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Louis L. McAllister Photographs

Published:  November 19, 2007,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections

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Title:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

Date:  1953; 1953

1953 indoor group portrait photo of men and women in a restaurant. Captains' chairs seen in foreground. Photo #2.

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    Title:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

    Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

    Date:  1956-1957; 1956-1957

    1956 or 1957 indoor Christmas group portrait photo of men and women gathered in a rustic restaurant with knotty pine walls. Overhead hangs a tissue paper bell and pine bows decorate the dining tables as well as candles and a small Santa. Photo #1.

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      Title:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

      Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

      Date:  1956-1957; 1956-1957

      Mid 1950s group portrait photo of young people and a few adults at a rustic restaurant. Photo #2.

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        Title:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

        Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

        Date:  1956-1957; 1956-1957

        Mid 1950s photo of young people with several adults gathered in a rustic restaurant. Overhead hangs a wooden log chandelier. See mcalB16F07i08 for a 1953 photo of another group. Photo #1.

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          Title:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

          Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

          Date:  1956-1957; 1956-1957

          1956 or 1957 indoor Christmas group portrait photo of men and women gathered in a rustic restaurant with knotty pine walls. Overhead hangs a tissue paper bell and pine bows decorate the dining tables as well as candles and a small Santa. Photo #2.

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            Title:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

            Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

            Date:  1956-1957; 1956-1957

            1956 or 1957 indoor group portrait photo of youth, men and women gathered in a rustic restaurant with knotty pine walls. Overhead hangs a wood log chandelier. Photo #3.

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              Title:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

              Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

              Date:  1957-1958; 1957-1958

              1957 / 1958. This rustic wooden paneled room (perhaps a restaurant) is where a group of men and women gather for a group portrait. Burlington residents, Bob and Bea Earnshaw in second row seated left side. Photo #1. See also mcalA15F05i12, i13 and mcalA15F08i01, mcalA15F05i11

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                Title:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

                Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                Date:  1957-1958; 1957-1958

                1957 / 1958. This rustic wooden paneled room (perhaps a restaurant) is where a group of men and women gather for a group portrait. Burlington residents, Bob and Bea Earnshaw in second row seated left side. Photo #4. See also mcalA15F05i12, i13 and mcalA15F08i01, mcalA15F05i11

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                  Title:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

                  Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                  Date:  1957-1958; 1957-1958

                  1957/ 1958. This rustic wooden paneled room (perhaps a restaurant) is where a group of men and women gather for a group portrait. Burlington residents, Bob and Bea Earnshaw in second row seated left side. . Photo #3. See also mcalA15F05i12, i13 and mcalA15F08i01, mcalA15F05i11

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                    Title:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

                    Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                    Date:  1958; 1958

                    1958. This rustic wooden paneled room (perhaps a restaurant) is where a group of men and women gather for a group portrait. Burlington residents, Bob and Bea Earnshaw in second row seated left side. Photo #2. See also mcalA15F05i12, i13 and mcalA15F08i01

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                      Title:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

                      Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                      Date:  1958; 1958

                      1958 photo of group of young people and a few adults gathered at a rustic interior restaurant. Photo #2.

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                        Title:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

                        Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                        Date:  1958; 1958

                        1958 photo of group of young people and a few adults gathered at a rustic interior restaurant. Photo #1.

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                          Title:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

                          Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                          Date:  1959; 1959

                          1959 photo of men and women gathered in a room with knotty pine wall paneling. Identified in front row, right side Bea and Bob Earnshaw, Burlington residents. He was employed by the Burlington Rendering Company. Photo #2.

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                            Title:   South Burlington Central School

                            Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                            Date:  1959; 1959

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                            1959. A large group of men and women gather inside a wood paneled room (jukebox and stage behind) for a group photo. Burlington residents, Bea and Bob Earnshaw are seated in the front row far right. Photo #3. See also mcalA15F04i08

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                              Title:   South Burlington Central School

                              Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                              Date:  1959; 1959

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                              1959. A large group of men and women gather inside a wood paneled room (jukebox and stage behind) for a group photo. Burlington residents, Bob and Bea Earnshaw are seated in the front row far right. Bob worked for the Burlington Rendering Company. Photo #1. See also mcalA15F04i08

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                                Title:   Stores - Interiors - Unidentified

                                Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                Date:  1945; 1945

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                Customers celebrating the New Year in Sulham's Sweet Shop, 60 Main St., Winooski, Vt. Harold Sulham is behind the Coke machine; his wife Evelyn is one of the waitresses behind the bar. The smiling lady in front is Charlene Sullivan, and the three boys in the back are (l.-r.) Johnny Provost, Chuck Crowley, and Francis Mongeon (Source: Vincent Feeney's 2002 history of Winooski, p. 147). -- Note the pressed tin ceiling and the display of flags above the bar, very likely those of the Allied Forces in World War II.

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                                  Title:   Stores - Interiors - Unidentified

                                  Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                  Date:  1953; 1953

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  Booths in a restaurant (name and location unknown), with jukeboxes at each table. Painting or print of nature scene on the wall.

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                                    Title:   Stores - Interiors - Unidentified

                                    Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                    Date:  1953; 1953

                                    Resource type:   photographs

                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                    Restaurant interior. Booths with Wall-O-Matic jukeboxes.

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                                      Title:   Stores - Interiors - Unidentified

                                      Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                      Date:  1937; 1937

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      1937 interior photo of a restaurant showing small square wooden tables to seat four people. Rustic chairs have spindle backs and rush or cane woven seats. An owl (stuffed?) is seen positioned over head above French doors.

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                                        Title:   Stores - Interiors - Unidentified

                                        Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                        Date:  1937; 1937

                                        Resource type:   photographs

                                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                        1937 restaurant interior. Tables and chairs give it the look of a Western saloon, which the fish and deer trophies can only enhance. Stuffed owl over curtained French doors? Some black marble panels, a latticed double door with curtains, and a chandelier lend it some elegance. (Name and location unknown.)

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                                          Title:   Veterans of Foreign Wars - Ladies Auxiliary

                                          Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                          Date:  1958

                                          Resource type:   photographs

                                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                          1957 photo of members of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, gathered at a restaurant. All are wearing white dresses and dark garrison caps.

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                                            Title:   Veterans of Foreign Wars - Ladies Auxiliary

                                            Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                            Date:  1957

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                            1957 photo of members of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, gathered at a restaurant. All are wearing white dresses and dark garrison caps.

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                                              Title:   Weddings

                                              Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                              Date:  1947

                                              Resource type:   photographs

                                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                              1947 - A bride and groom pose for a wedding portrait in what appears to be a restaurant (where they are having their reception?)

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                                                Title:   Weddings

                                                Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                                Date:  1947

                                                Resource type:   photographs

                                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                1947 bride, groom, members of the wedding party and parents pose in a restaurant.

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                                                  Title:   Weddings

                                                  Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                                  Date:  1947

                                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                  1947 photo of bride, groom and wedding party guests seated in a restaurant. Photo #3.

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