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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:   Cootiette Club, Burlington

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

Date:  undated

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

Members of the Burlington Vermont Supreme Cootiette Club of the United States No. 113 sit for a formal portrait. They sit on a stage with the club's banner to the left and the American flag to the right. A large Welcome sign hangs behind the women. Many wear the club vests and hats. The club is a voluntary, non-profit women's club formed to offer support to veterans and families. The club is a voluntary, non-profit auxiliary women's club formed to offer support to veterans and families as part of the VFW. Clubs nationwide formed as early as 1930 with national headquarters in Sacramento, California. Women had to be at least 18 years of age. Photo 4.

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    Title:   Cootiette Club, Burlington

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

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    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Members of the Burlington Vermont Supreme Cootiette Club of the United States No. 113 sit for a formal portrait. They sit on a stage with the club's banner to the left and the American flag to the right. On the banner is seen Lincoln Club No. 113, Burlington, Vermont) and a partial date April 3, 19--. Many wear the club vests and hats. The club is a voluntary, non-profit auxiliary women's club formed to offer support to veterans and families as part of the VFW. Clubs nationwide formed as early as 1930 with national headquarters in Sacramento, California. Women had to be at least 18 years of age. Photo 1.

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      Title:   Cootiette Club, Burlington

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

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      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Members of the Burlington Vermont Supreme Cootiette Club of the United States No. 113 sit for a formal portrait. They sit on a stage with the club's banner to the left and the American flag to the right. Banner reads in part Lincoln Club No. 113, Burlington, Vermont with a partial date April 3, 194-. A large Welcome sign hangs behind the women. Many wear the club vests and hats. The club is a voluntary, non-profit auxiliary women's club formed to offer support to veterans and families as part of the VFW. Clubs nationwide formed as early as 1930 with national headquarters in Sacramento, California. Women had to be at least 18 years of age. Photo 2.

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        Title:   Cootiette Club, Burlington

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

        Date:  undated

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        Seven women associated with the Burlington Vermont Supreme Cootiette Club of the United States sit for a formal portrait. The club is a voluntary, non-profit auxiliary women's club formed to offer support to veterans and families as part of the VFW. Clubs nationwide formed as early as 1930 with national headquarters in Sacramento, California. Photo No. 6 65 cents.

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          Title:   Cootiette Club, Burlington

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

          Date:  undated

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          Seven women associated with the Burlington Vermont Supreme Cootiette Club of the United States sit for a formal portrait. The club is a voluntary, non-profit auxiliary women's club formed to offer support to veterans and families as part of the VFW. Clubs nationwide formed as early as 1930 with national headquarters in Sacramento, California. Photo No. 5 65 cents.

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            Title:   Cootiette Club, Burlington

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

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            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            Members of the Burlington Vermont Supreme Cootiette Club of the United States No. 113 sit for a formal portrait. The club is a voluntary, non-profit auxiliary women's club formed to offer support to veterans and families as part of the VFW. Clubs nationwide formed as early as 1930 with national headquarters in Sacramento, California. Women had to be at least 18 years of age. Photo 2.

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              Title:   Cootiette Club, Burlington

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

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              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              Members of the Burlington Vermont Supreme Cootiette Club of the United States No. 113 sit for a formal portrait. Women had to be at least 18 years of age. The club is a voluntary, non-profit auxiliary women's club formed to offer support to veterans and families as part of the VFW. Clubs nationwide formed as early as 1930 with national headquarters in Sacramento, California. Photo 1.

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                Title:   Cootiette Club, Burlington

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

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                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                Members of the Burlington Vermont Supreme Cootiette Club of the United States No. 113 sit for a formal portrait. Women had to be at least 18 years of age. The club is a voluntary, non-profit auxiliary women's club formed to offer support to veterans and families as part of the VFW. Clubs nationwide formed as early as 1930 with national headquarters in Sacramento, California. Photo 4.

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                  Title:   Lincoln "Cootiettes" Club

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

                  Date:  1945

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  1945 group portrait of the Lincoln "Cootiettes" Club with members in a celebratory mood. Beer bottles raised in hand. Photo #2.

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                    Title:   Lincoln "Cootiettes" Club

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

                    Date:  1945

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                    1945 photo of members of the Lincoln "Cootiettes" Club celebrating with a sheet cake that reads, "Lincoln "Cootiettes" Club 113" Several bottles of beer seen on the tables.

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