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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:   Burlington Street Department Buildings (Pine Street)

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

Date:  1934-1944

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

December 9, 1942. Burlington Street Department, Burlington, Vt. This view shows the triangular area at the Central Plant yard from which the old Robinson-Edwards Lumber Co. building was removed and rebuilt. Note the Street Department flagpole with the United States Flag and the Minute Man Flag as a reward for the 100% Department cooperation in the buying of war stamps and bonds by its employees.

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    Title:   Burlington Street Department Buildings (Pine Street)

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

    Date:  1934-1944

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Burlington Street Department, Burlington, Vt. This view shows the triangular area at the Central Plant yard from which the old Robinson-Edwards Lumber Co. building was removed and rebuilt. Note the Street Department flagpole with the United States Flag and the Minute Man Flag as a reward for the 100% Department cooperation in the buying of war stamps and bonds by its employees.

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      Title:   Burlington Street Department Buildings (Pine Street)

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

      Date:  1934-1944

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Central Plant building of the Burlington Street Department

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        Title:   Burlington Streets: Howard St.

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

        Date:  1945; 1945

        November 9, 1945. Howard Street Pavement and Sidewalk Project. This view was taken at the intersection of Pine Street looking easterly. Note the new concrete sidewalk on north side and new integral concrete curbs and gutters on both sides of pavement. The Hot Plant Mix Asphalt Wearing Surface was just being completed when this picture was taken. Grading has been completed between sidewalk and curb on north side.

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          Title:   Burlington Streets: Lakeside Ave

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

          Date:  1944; 08-03; 1944; 08-03

          Aug. 3, 1944. This view taken from Rutland Railroad tracks over underpass looking easterly on Lakeside Ave. shows condition of shoulder on outside of concrete pavement on the right where new concrete slab is to be constructed. Entrances to parking area will have to be recessed and old transformer pole removed in foreground.

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            Title:   Burlington Streets: Main Street (Lower)

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

            Date:  1929-09-01

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            Sept. 1, 1929. View of Main Street looking east up the hill from intersection of Church Street. Note the old trolley car tracks and overhead wires, also uneven and worn condition of the old brick pavement. This picture was taken just before constructing the new asphalt pavement by the city street dept., using the old brick pavement as a base. Parked cars and businesses line both sides of the street. On the right is the Strong Theatre with a sign along one side of the building advertising "Vermont home of Chilton Paint Co." In the distant center of photo a car cruises through the intersection of Main and South Winooski Ave.

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              Title:   Burlington Streets: Main Street (Lower)

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

              Date:  1929-10-19

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              Oct. 19, 1929 view of Main Street looking east up the hill following the repaving of the street over the old brick surface and the trolley car tracks done by the city street dept. The overhead cable wires are still visible. To the right is the Strong Theatre and the "Vermont home of the Chilton Paint Co."

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                Title:   Sewer Projects

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

                Date:  1932-03-09

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                March 9, 1932. An automobile is seen at one end of an area beneath an overpass or bridge part of a sewer construction project. Tree trunks act as supports for some of the timbers.

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