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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:   Weddings

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

Date:  undated

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

A young bride and groom stand behind their wedding cake with their wedding party.

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    Title:   Weddings

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

    Date:  1937

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    1937 Military officers in dress uniforms with riding crops pose for a group portrait outside a building with massive stone pillars. Part of the wedding party? Photo #3.

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      Title:   Weddings

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

      Date:  1944

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Two couples (one man in military uniform) stand outside a building with massive stone pillars. Dated 1944. Bride and groom? Wedding party? Photo #2.

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        Title:   Weddings

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

        Date:  1944

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        Two couples (one man in military uniform) stand outside a building with massive stone pillars. Dated 1944. Bride and groom? Wedding party? Photo #3.

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          Title:   Weddings

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

          Date:  1944

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          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          Man and woman (wedding couple?); he in military uniform, stand outside a building with massive stone pillars. Dated 1944.

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            Title:   Weddings

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

            Date:  1945

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            1945 photo of seven people of various ages standing outside on the lawn. A large L shaped building seen behind. Members of a wedding party?

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              Title:   Weddings

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

              Date:  1945

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              1945 photo of two men and two women (members of a wedding party?) in the backyard of McAllister's Burlington home, 47 No. Winooski Ave. Man on far right in military uniform. See also mcalB22F08i01

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                Title:   Weddings

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

                Date:  1945

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                1945 wedding portrait of wartime bride and groom with wedding party.

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                  Title:   Weddings

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

                  Date:  1944

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  1944 photo of a man and woman standing outside of 109 Intervale Avenue, Burlington, home of Adalard J. and Mary D. LeBlanc, according to the city directory. The woman wears corsage. See also mcalB14F14i11.

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                    Title:   Well Drillers

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

                    Date:  1935-1936

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    1935 / 1936 photo of well drillers and well drilling machine.

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                      Title:   Well Drillers

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

                      Date:  1935-1936

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      1935 / 1936 photo of well drillers and well drilling machine.

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                        Title:   Well Drillers

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

                        Date:  1935-1936

                        Resource type:   photographs

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                        1935 / 1936 photo of well drillers and well drilling machine.

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                          Title:   Winooski Bridge - Opening Ceremonies

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

                          Date:  1928-08-04

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                          August 4, 1928. Seven dignitaries line up on a platform during the opening ceremonies on the newly constructed Winooski Bridge. The city mayor at the time was William H. Girard.

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                            Title:   Winooski Bridge - Opening Ceremonies

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

                            Date:  1928-08-04

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                            August 4, 1928. A large crowd of people gather while the dignitaries cut the ribbon at the open ceremonies of the newly constructed Winooski Bridge.

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                              Title:   Winooski Bridge - Opening Ceremonies (4X5's)

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

                              Date:  1928-08-04

                              Resource type:   photographs

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                              August 4, 1928. Dignitaries sit in a row on the newly built Winooski Bridge during the opening ceremonies. The mayor at the time was William H. Girard.

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                                Title:   Winooski and Burlington Mills (from Pontoon Bridge)

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

                                Date:  undated

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                Undated but part of May 5, 1928 panorama. Seen here are men of Company D, 1st U.S. Engineers, 2nd Corps standing on the pontoon bridge they helped build that spanned the Winooski River between Burlington and Winooski. Behind is the old mill that was a branch of the American Woolen Company.

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                                  Title:   Winooski, VT - American Woolen Mills Flag Raising

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

                                  Date:  1917-04-14

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  April 14, 1917 flag raising at Mill Park, near the American Woolen Mills in Winooski, Vermont. A large crowd has gathered for the event. Shortly after the U.S. entered World War I (April 6, 1917), woolen mill employees collected $100 to purchase 3 American flags, which were raised in front of the Champlain Mill, Mill No. 3 (now the condominium apartments overlooking the river and bridge), and the mill office. (Photo 1 of five images that create a panoramic view when placed together.)

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                                    Title:   Winooski, VT - American Woolen Mills Flag Raising

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

                                    Date:  1917-04-14

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                                    April 14, 1917 flag raising at Mill Park, near the American Woolen Mills in Winooski, Vermont. A large crowd has gathered to witness the raising of 3 American flags purchased by mill employees, as well as to hear patriotic speeches and military music. This occurred shortly after the U.S. decision to enter World War I, which brought prosperity to Winooski as the demand for woolen blankets increased dramatically. (Photo 2 of five images that create a panoramic view when placed together.)

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                                      Title:   Winooski, VT - American Woolen Mills Flag Raising

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

                                      Date:  1917-04-14

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      April 14, 1917 flag raising at Mill Park, near the American Woolen Mills in Winooski, Vermont. A large crowd has gathered to witness the raising of 3 American flags purchased by mill employees, as well as to hear patriotic speeches and military music performed by George D. Sherman's Military Band. This occurred shortly after the U.S. decision to enter World War I, which brought an immediate demand for woolen blankets. Among the well-dressed citizens are some dignitaries on the speakers' stand: Burlington Mayor J. Holmes Jackson, businessman Charles S. Lord, and lawyers C.H. Darling and Col. J.H. Mimms. (Photo 3 of five images that create a panoramic view when placed together.)

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                                        Title:   Winooski, VT - American Woolen Mills Flag Raising

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

                                        Date:  1917-04-14

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                                        April 14, 1917 flag raising at the American Woolen Mills in Winooski, Vermont. A large crowd is gathered for the event. On the left side is the speakers' stand. Several speakers addressed the crowd that day, no doubt praising the patriotism of the mill workers who raised money to purchase 3 American flags, but also trying to create enthusiasm for the war effort (the U.S. entered World War I on April 6, 1917). The 3 flags (very likely not those seen at the speakers' platform) were raised in front of the Champlain Mill, Mill No. 3, and the mill's main office. In the distance one can see the Winooski bridge, and the street corner is West Canal and Follett. (Photo 4 of five images that create a panoramic view when placed together.)

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                                          Title:   Winooski, VT - American Woolen Mills Flag Raising

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

                                          Date:  1917-04-14

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                                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                          April 14, 1917, 8 days after Congress decides to enter World War I. A crowd gathers in Mill Park for the raising of 3 flags purchased by employees of the American Woolen Mills on West Canal Street in Winooski. One was raised in front of Mill No. 3, which later housed Forest Hills Factory Outlet, and also the Champlain Mill and the mill office. Horse drawn wagons can be seen as well as police or military personnel on horseback (the National Guard Company G was present that day, according to the Burl. Free Press, April 16, 1917). This photo (no. 5 of five), which shows McAllister's inscription, is the right end of a panorama and creates a panoramic view when placed together.

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                                            Title:   Winooski, VT - American Woolen Mills Flag Raising

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

                                            Date:  1922

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                            1922 flag raising at the American Woolen Mills in Winooski, Vermont. This could have occurred on July 4th or perhaps on Labor Day, when the mill sponsored a "Field Day" for mill workers and their families. The street seen here is very likely Follett St., with the Congregational Church at the top of the hill (upper left). (Photo 1 of five images that create a panoramic view when placed together.)

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                                              Title:   Winooski, VT - American Woolen Mills Flag Raising

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

                                              Date:  1922

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                                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                              1922 flag raising at the American Woolen Mills (AWM) in Winooski, Vermont, perhaps on the Fourth of July or on Labor Day, when AWM sponsored a Field Day for employees and their families. It appears to be summertime and a large crowd is gathered for the event, including dignitaries standing on a platform stage. Photo 2 of five images that create a panoramic view when placed together.

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                                                Title:   Winooski, VT - American Woolen Mills Flag Raising

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

                                                Date:  1922

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                                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                1922 flag raising at the American Woolen Mills (AWM) in Winooski, Vermont, perhaps on the Fourth of July or on Labor Day, when AWM sponsored a Field Day for employees and their families. It appears to be summertime and a large crowd is gathered for the event, including dignitaries standing on a platform stage. Photo 3 of five images that create a panoramic view when placed together.

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                                                  Title:   Winooski, VT - American Woolen Mills Flag Raising

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

                                                  Date:  1922

                                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                  1922 flag raising at the American Woolen Mills (AWM) in Winooski, Vermont, perhaps on the Fourth of July or on Labor Day, when AWM sponsored a Field Day for employees and their families. It appears to be summertime and a large crowd is gathered in Mill Park for the event. A corner of the speakers' stage is seen on the left. The street on the uphill side of the park is very likely West Center St., and Follett St. is off to the right. Photo 4 of five images that create a panoramic view when placed together.

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