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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:   Houses - Unidentified

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

Date:  undated

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

A two story brick home with a pitched slate roof and dormer centrally placed. Wood panel shutters are seen on the upper story windows. There is a small portico entry with Doric columns at the front door with sidelights. Large evergreen trees surround the grounds. No. 101 is on the right porch column. Location unknown. Same house mcalA11F16i09 & i39.

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    Title:   Houses - Unidentified

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

    Date:  undated

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    352 So. Winooski Ave, Burlington, Vermont. First listed in the 1928 city directory with the name John R. Forville.

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      Title:   Houses - Unidentified

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

      Date:  undated

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      View from 47 No. Winooski Ave, Burlington, Vermont, McAllister's home. Winter back yard scene with fencing, clothes reel with clothes on the line.

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        Title:   Houses - Unidentified

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

        Date:  undated

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        View from McAllister's backyard at 47 No. Winooski Ave of the building next door. Winter scene with snow pushed up against the fencing.

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          Title:   Houses - Unidentified

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

          Date:  undated

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          A winter view of a stucco sided home and two bay garage in a matching architectural style. Address is 192 Summit St., Burlington.

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            Title:   Houses - Unidentified

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

            Date:  undated

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            A winter view of a stucco sided home and two bay garage in a matching architectural style. Same as mcalA11F16i33 (192 Summit St., Burlington, VT).

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              Title:   Houses - Unidentified

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

              Date:  undated

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              Booth House, a two story building at 86 So. Williams Street, Burlington, Vermont. It has a long open front porch and striped canvas awnings. Doric style columns are seen throughout along the front of the building. To the left is a carriage porch drive through leading to a small garage like building in the back.

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                Title:   Houses - Unidentified

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

                Date:  undated

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                A two and a half story clapboard building with a pitched roof, shuttered six over six windows and an open arbor like front porch.

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                  Title:   Houses - Unidentified

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

                  Date:  undated

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  A woman and a dog look out the window of a two door automobile (1930s?) It is parked on a grassy area with large well built upscale homes or buildings behind it. The buildings have long wide open porches and elaborate railings.

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                    Title:   Houses - Unidentified

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

                    Date:  undated

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    Two story house with some Georgian architectural elements. It has a pitched roof, dormers and chimneys. There is a slightly projecting front. Front door has a Georgian style swan's neck pediment above and sidelights. Paneled shutters are on the upper story six over six windows. Two window bay areas are in either side of the front door. Portico seen to the far left. A two bay garage is to the right.

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                      Title:   Houses - Unidentified

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

                      Date:  undated

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      A two story brick home with a pitched slate roof and dormer centrally placed. Wood panel shutters are seen on the upper story windows. There is a small portico entry with Doric columns at the front door with sidelights. Large evergreen trees surround the grounds. No. 101 is on the right porch column. Location unknown. Same as mcalA11F16i09 and 29

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

                        Date:  undated

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                        Side view of a large clapboard sided building with gambrel roof, a portico to the right that connects to an extended covered porch seen to the left. Tall pines suggest a nearby wooded area. Location unknown.

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                          Title:   Houses - Unidentified

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

                          Date:  undated

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                          Built in 1901, this elegant Victorian home at 360 Pearl Street, Burlington, was first a single-family dwelling, then the residence of UVM fraternity Phi Sigma Delta, and finally in 1957, the Burlington Rehabilitation House, an early group home for mentally disabled men. Historic registry records state that the current edifice has been altered significantly to allow for apartments and no longer has the elegant look of the Victorian style home seen above. Three story shingle sided house with conical roofed tower with an acorn finial seen at the left. Doric style columns on the front entry and along the porch. The open front porch extends to the left curving around to the back. A small upper story open porch seen to the right with rounded arch and keystone in the center. To the left is No. 352; to the right No. 366. See also mcalB19F05i03. Re: Burlington Free Press, November 9, 1957.

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                            Title:   Houses - Unidentified

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

                            Date:  undated

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                            A two story clapboard sided house with pitched roof. It has a small pediment front entry. Paneled shutters seen on windows. Large mature trees surround the house. Another large building seen in the background. Perhaps a barn. See also mcalB09F24i11

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                              Title:   Houses - Unidentified (Rural)

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

                              Date:  1950

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                              1950 photo of a home with an enclosed front porch and a large tree in the front yard. Adirondack style chair seen on the lawn.

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                                Title:   Houses - Unidentified (Rural)

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

                                Date:  1945

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                1945 summertime photo of a two story clapboard sided house with pitched roof. It has a small pediment front entry. Paneled shutters seen on windows. Large mature trees surround the house. Another large building seen in the background. Perhaps a barn. See also mcalA11F16i42

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                                  Title:   Houses - Unidentified (Rural)

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

                                  Date:  1950

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  A countryside home is seen along a dirt road. A two door garage is nearby with a parked car.

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                                    Title:   Houses - Unidentified (Rural)

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

                                    Date:  1950

                                    Resource type:   photographs

                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                    1950 photo of a home with an enclosed front porch and a large tree in the front yard. Adirondack style chair seen on the lawn.

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                                      Title:   Houses - Unidentified (Rural)

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

                                      Date:  1950

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      1950 photo of a home with an enclosed front porch along an unpaved country dirt road. Adirondack style chair seen on the lawn.

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                                        Title:   Houses - Unidentified (Rural)

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

                                        Date:  1935-1936

                                        Resource type:   photographs

                                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                        1930s photo of a cottage by a lake. For another view of this see mcalB09F24i19.

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                                          Title:   Houses - Unidentified (Rural)

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

                                          Date:  1935-1936

                                          Resource type:   photographs

                                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                          1930s photo of a cottage by a lake and along a dirt road with a building next door with a sign offering hot dogs, ice cold sodas and ice cream for sale. For another view see mcalB09F24i17

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                                            Title:   Houses - Unidentified - Interiors

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

                                            Date:  undated

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                            An interior view of a living room area perhaps in a camp, cottage or hunting lodge. Overstuffed chairs and other comfortable furniture furnish the room. Many animal heads (some foxes?) are hung on the walls. Rifles are mounted overhead.

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                                              Title:   Houses - Unidentified - Interiors

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

                                              Date:  undated

                                              Resource type:   photographs

                                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                              Interior view of a bedroom. Two beds are along the right wall. A chest of drawers, bureau seen along with a day bed in the background. Walls are decorated with a brocade type wall covering.

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                                                Title:   Houses - Unidentified - Interiors

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

                                                Date:  undated

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                                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                An interior view of a corner of a room with a view into an adjoining room. A Yale banner and a racket hang from the wall. Furnishings include wicker chairs, a lamps with a fringed lamp shade, a throw covered couch with pillows,toy stuffed dog and a doll. Simple area rugs cover the floor.

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

                                                  Date:  undated

                                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                  Colonial Revival style freestanding staircase with carpeted treads. Bold floral wallpaper decorates the stairwell. A banjo wall clock and chandelier are also seen.

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