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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 Streets: Colchester Ave

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

Date:  undated; undated

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

Undated photo but may be late 1920s (1928-1929). View is at the base of Colchester Ave looking up the hill with Lower Winooski Road (Riverside Ave) to the right. Automobiles line up in the intersection. To the far right are billboards and an abandoned trolley car. The cable running across the photo may be for the no longer used trolley. Construction crew works on street pavement.

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    Title:   Landscapes - Unidentified

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

    Date:  1948-1949

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    1940s photo of the back side of a billboard along with abandoned cars, what looks like a clothes line and a small shed (looks like a dog house).

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      Title:   Oakledge, Burlington, VT

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

      Date:  1945-1946; 1945-1946

      1945/1946 photo of Flynn Ave and Shelburne Road, looking northeast. Damaged sign advertising "Oakledge Manor on Lake Champlain". The Elizabeth Lund Home, 346 Shelburne Rd., can be seen through the trees. (Can anyone identify this type of automobile?)

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