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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:   Salvation Army

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

Date:  1947; 1947

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

1947 photo of what appears to be a children's chorus singing at a Salvation Army event. The Burlington mission was at 117 Cherry St. for several decades and may be the location here. Among the officers in the back row are Maj. Ed Russell (2nd from left) and his wife, Maj. Elsie Russell (2nd from right). The Russells were in charge ca. 1940-1951.

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    Title:   Salvation Army

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

    Date:  1947; 1947

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    1947 - Salvation Army children's presentation in front of audience (of parents, family?). Children of various ages hold what appear to be folded and printed program. Perhaps this is a holiday event? Location may be Cherry St headquarters in Burlington. Photo #2.

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      Title:   Salvation Army

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

      Date:  1948-1949; 1948-1949

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      1948-1949 - Salvation Army children's class. Children of various ages hold what appear to be certificates. Perhaps certificates of completion of a summer vacation bible school? Location may be Cherry St headquarters in Burlington. Portrait of SA founder, "General" William Booth seen on the wall in back. Majors Ed and Elsie Russell, leaders of the mission ca. 1940-1951 are in the back row. Photo #2.

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        Title:   Salvation Army

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

        Date:  1948-1949; 1948-1949

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        1948-1949 - Salvation Army children's class. Children of various ages hold what appear to be certificates. Perhaps certificates of completion of a summer vacation bible school? Location may be Cherry St headquarters in Burlington. Portrait of SA founder, "General" William Booth seen on the wall in back. Photo #1?

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          Title:   Salvation Army

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

          Date:  1945; 1945

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          1945 photo of a group of women affiliated with or perhaps employed by the Salvation Army, with Majors Ed and Elsie Russell (in uniform) seated at the table. Location may be the longtime mission at 117 Cherry St., Burlington, Vt. The Russells were in charge there ca. 1940-1951.

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