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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:   Stores - Sherwin-Williams Paints (Burlington, VT)

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

Date:  1944; 1944

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

Interior of Sherwin-Williams Paints store in Burlington, Vt. at 152 College St., in the block across from City Hall park. Long rectangular showroom with hardwood floors has wallpaper samples on the left side and displays of other products throughout the store.

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    Title:   Stores - Sherwin-Williams Paints (Burlington, VT)

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

    Date:  1945; 1945

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Window display of Lowe Brothers paints, finishes, and brushes (is this really a Sherwin-Williams store?).

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      Title:   Stores - Sherwin-Williams Paints (Burlington, VT)

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

      Date:  1945; 1945

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Sherwin-Williams Paints, 152 College St., Burlington, Vt. Innovative window display demonstrates how clear a coating of Lin-X Clear Gloss is.

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        Title:   Stores - Sherwin-Williams Paints (Burlington, VT)

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

        Date:  1945; 1945

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        (Duplicate of mcalB18F26i10) Window display of Lowe Brothers paints, finishes, and brushes (is this really a Sherwin-Williams store?).

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          Title:   Stores - Sherwin-Williams Paints (Burlington, VT)

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

          Date:  1945; 1945

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          Display of Lin-X and Kem-Tone glosses and finishes.

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            Title:   Stores - Sherwin-Williams Paints (Burlington, VT)

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

            Date:  1945; 1945

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            Display and advertising for Lin-X finishes: "These three HOME brighteners are really Work Lighteners."

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              Title:   Stores - Sherwin-Williams Paints (Burlington, VT)

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

              Date:  1946-1947; 1946-1947

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              Advertising for "Pestroy," an insecticide (pest + destroy = Pestroy). Doggerel on tombstone- shaped panels touts the effectiveness of the product.

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                Title:   Stores - Sherwin-Williams Paints (Burlington, VT)

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

                Date:  1946-1947; 1946-1947

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                Toy "insect," probable victim of the insecticide "Pestroy." Tombstone seen in mcalB18F26i15 is visible in the upper left corner of this photo.

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                  Title:   Stores - Sherwin-Williams Paints (Burlington, VT)

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

                  Date:  1946-1947; 1946-1947

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  Window display at Sherwin-Williams Paints advertising the 3 products (i.e. "triplets") made by Lin-X (clear gloss finishes).

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                    Title:   Stores - Sherwin-Williams Paints (Burlington, VT)

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

                    Date:  1946-1947; 1946-1947

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    Sherwin-Williams Paints window display and advertising for Pestroy (pest + destroy = Pestroy), DDT based insecticide seen in other photos. Ads proclaim the lethal effects of Pestroy in the home.

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                      Title:   Stores - Singer (Burlington, VT)

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

                      Date:  1952; 1952

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      1952 photo of 23 Church Street. Singer Sewing Machine Co. retail store, on the west side of Church St. Display window has several mannequins, vacuum cleaners, and an ornate "coat-of-arms" announcing Singer's 100th anniversary. See interior of store mcalB18F27i06

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                        Title:   Stores - Windows - Unidentified

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

                        Date:  1945; 1945

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                        "July Clearance Sale - Carnival of Bargains" (sign on upper left side of display). Four mannequins displaying children's and women's clothing, along with a stuffed camel for an exotic touch. (Store name and location unknown).

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                          Title:   Stores - Windows - Unidentified

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

                          Date:  1945; 1945

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                          "'Coke' Fashions for the Younger Set." Window display with several mannequins wearing, presumably, "Coke" apparel. A cooler with the brand logo, and a case of the product are part of the display.

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                            Title:   Stores - Windows - Unidentified

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

                            Date:  1947; 1947

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                            Window display of gift items for men (ties, watches, toiletries, sleep ware, etc.) has a barbershop quartet theme. Business name and location unknown.

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                              Title:   Stores - Windows - Unidentified

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

                              Date:  1945; 1945

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                              "Here's the $64 Question" : Window display for pen & pencil sets uses "$64" question theme for a drawing to win a $64 pen & pencil set. Store name and location unknown,

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                                Title:   Stores - Windows - Unidentified

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

                                Date:  1945; 1945

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                "'Coke' Fashions for the Younger Set." Window display with several mannequins wearing, presumably, "Coke" apparel. A cooler with the brand logo, and a case of the product are part of the display. See also mcalB18F30i04.

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                                  Title:   Stores - Windows - Unidentified

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

                                  Date:  1953; 1953

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  "Here's the $64 Question" : Window display for pen & pencil sets uses "$64" question theme for a drawing to win a $64 pen & pencil set. Store name and location unknown. See also mcalB18F30i06.

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                                    Title:   Stores, Exteriors

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

                                    Date:  undated

                                    Resource type:   photographs

                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                    Burlington retail store for Dodge Plymouth automobiles advertising its Spring open house. A man and woman stand outside next to a car; she in fur coat; he next to her with one leg on the running board.

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                                      Title:   Stores, Interiors

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

                                      Date:  undated

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      Two men in front work on boats at the Champlain Marine and Realty Co. indoor shop. Two others work near work benches in the back. Three long wooden boats are seen. Banners advertise services, marine insurance, water demonstrations, Chris-Craft and Johnson Sea Horses.

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                                        Title:   WCAX Radio

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

                                        Date:  1945

                                        Resource type:   photographs

                                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                        1945 billboard advertising WCAX radio 620 on the dial. Shown are names, radio personalities and some of the programs broadcast.

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                                          Title:   War Bond Campaign

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

                                          Date:  1945

                                          Resource type:   photographs

                                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                          Store window display promoting the sale of War Bonds and American values, as expressed in the "Four Freedoms" paintings by Norman Rockwell. Other items on display have some connection to World War II and the war effort.

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                                            Title:   War Bond Campaign

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

                                            Date:  1944

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                            1944 poster display in store window, perhaps at a travel agency, touting the effectiveness of War Bonds and promoting further sales. Words and phrases used: "Ravaged," [several European countries] "at peace," "No surrender," and "They can take only our bodies!"

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                                              Title:   War Bond Campaign

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

                                              Date:  1944

                                              Resource type:   photographs

                                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                              1944 Three women standing behind what appears to be a War Bonds sales counter (location unknown). Patriotic background has slogans like "Back the Attack!," "Keep 'em fighting," and "For baby's future, Buy War Bonds," a not so subtle appeal to the safety of children. A list of charitable organizations (mostly for women) competing in the purchase of bonds is posted in the upper left corner.

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                                                Title:   War Bond Campaign

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

                                                Date:  1944

                                                Resource type:   photographs

                                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                1944 photo of several men standing in front of a Railway Express Agency (REA) truck while one points at publicity for the 3rd War Bond campaign. Identity of men unknown, but they are very likely administrators and employees of REA, which had headquarters at 111 St. Paul St., Burlington.

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                                                  Title:   War Bond Campaign

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

                                                  Date:  1944

                                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                  1944 photo of several men standing in front of a Railway Express Agency (REA) truck while one points at publicity for the 3rd War Bond campaign. Identity of men unknown, but they are very likely administrators and employees of REA, which had headquarters at 111 St. Paul St., Burlington.

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