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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:   Automobiles

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

Date:  1929-1960

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

Photo of a car dealership show room. Large sign in the background to the left reads Lincoln Zephyr ; 1935/36?

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    Title:   Automobiles

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

    Date:  1948-1949

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Interior view of a Chrysler DeSoto car dealership show room. 1948/50?

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      Title:   Automobiles

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

      Date:  1948-1949

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Interior view of a Chrysler DeSoto car dealership show room. 1948/1950

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        Title:   Automobiles - Sales and Service (D-G)

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

        Date:  1952

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        November 1, 1952. Gulf gas service station at the corner of Pearl Street and North Winooski Ave., Burlington, Vt. Young's drug store seen to the left. Summer-Fall.

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          Title:   Automobiles - Sales and Service (H-P)

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

          Date:  1945

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          1945 Employees of Herberg Auto Service listed as being at 137-139 S. Winooski Ave. and 204-206 Main Street, Burlington, Vt. Winter.

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            Title:   Automobiles - Sales and Service (Q-Z)

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

            Date:  1950

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            1950 Yandow Motor Co. located at 11-15 So Winooski Ave, Burlington, Vt. Pontiac motor car sales, show room and service. Harry A. Yandow, proprietor.

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              Title:   Automobiles - Sales and Service (Q-Z)

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

              Date:  1947

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              1947 Interior photo of Nash Motors show room. Royer Motor Co. 173 St. Paul, Burlington, Vt. Over head is spelled out the slogan, "Here is your new Nash"

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                Title:   Automobiles - Sales and Service (Q-Z)

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

                Date:  1950

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                1950 Yandow Motor Co. located at 11-15 So Winooski Ave, Burlington, Vt. Pontiac motor cars sales, show room and service. Harry A. Yandow, proprietor.

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                  Title:   Automobiles - Sales and Service (Q-Z)

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

                  Date:  1951

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  1951 Yandow Motor Company. So. Winooski Ave., Burlington, Vt View of the parking lot of used cars for sale. Car dealership. Spring.

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                    Title:   Automobiles - Sales and Service (unkown)

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

                    Date:  undated

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    1935 / 1936 photo of a Chevrolet car dealership with employees standing out front. Could this be Shearer located in Burlington on S. Winooski Ave?

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                      Title:   Automobiles - Sales and Service (unkown)

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

                      Date:  undated

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      A Shell gas station attendant wipes the windshield of a Plymouth automobile. Date and location unknown.

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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: Pearl St.

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

                          Date:  1934; 04-23

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                          April 23, 1934. View of Pearl Street looking west toward the lake. On the left is a corner of the Masonic Temple building. To the right the iron fence surrounding the property of the Unitarian Church can be seen. The corner of Elmwood Ave is visible mid photo to the right. A sign for the Texaco filling station at the corner is also seen. Automobiles and elm trees line the street. Pedestrians are out including a young child on roller skates with dog seen to the extreme left. More about the photo can be found on UVM's Historic Burlington Project, Burlington, Vermont, South of Pearl Street photographs from 1930s 1940s.

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                            Title:   Burlington Streets: Winooski Ave.

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

                            Date:  1933

                            1933 view of South Winooski Ave opposite Central Fire Station showing three vehicles belonging to O. C. Taylor & Co., a wholesale tobacco business, advertising Roi-Tan cigars. Behind is Appleyard Motor Co., a used car dealer at No. 129. To the right is the A. D. Pease Grain Co. at 125 So Winooski Ave.

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                              Title:   Business Enterprises - A-B

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

                              Date:  1935-1936

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                              1935-1936 Burlington Electric Motor Service.

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                                Title:   Business Enterprises - A-B

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

                                Date:  1935-1936

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                1935/1936 photo of Burlington Electric Motor Service.

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                                  Title:   Business Enterprises - A-B

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

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  Burlington Electric Motor Service Inc. with employees. Undated but may be 1935 / 1936.

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                                    Title:   Business Enterprises - E-H

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

                                    Resource type:   photographs

                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                    Elias Lyman Coal Company Undated.

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                                      Title:   Business Enterprises - I-Z

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

                                      Date:  1952

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      1952 photo of Ernest Lesage Fuel Service, located at 104 Malletts Bay Ave., Winooski, Vermont.

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                                        Title:   Memorial Auditorium, Burlington - Exhibitions

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

                                        Date:  undated

                                        Resource type:   photographs

                                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                        Tydol Gasoline exhibition at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium in Burlington, Vermont showing automotive supplies.

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                                          Title:   Memorial Auditorium, Burlington - Exhibitions

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

                                          Date:  undated

                                          Resource type:   photographs

                                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                          Automotive exhibition at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium in Burlington, Vermont showing various automotive accessories and supplies sold by Yandow Tire & Battery Co. See also mcalB01F19i14

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                                            Title:   Stores - IGA (Burlington, VT)

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

                                            Date:  1936; 1936

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                            1936 photo of cars (1930s Chevrolet?) parked in front of Burlington Grocery Co., 47-49 Maple St., Burlington, Vt.

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                                              Title:   Stores - IGA (Burlington, VT)

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

                                              Date:  1936; 1936

                                              Resource type:   photographs

                                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                              Employees and/or management of Burlington Grocery Co. standing in front of their respective cars (seen in mcalB18F20i04). These appear to be some of the same men seen in mcalB18F20i03. Cars may be Chevrolets, perhaps '34 or '35 models.

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                                                Title:   Stores - IGA (Burlington, VT)

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

                                                Date:  1936; 1936

                                                Resource type:   photographs

                                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                1936. (See mcalB18F20i03) Management team of Burlington Grocery Co., 47-49 Maple St., Burlington, VT. The Burl. City Directory listed the following administrative positions: Sam C. Blodgett, pres.; Edward F. Holbrook, vice pres.; and treas. William F. Holbrook.

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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

                                                  T.S. Peck Insurance Agency 154 College Street : Several cars parked in front of three College St. businesses: Sherwin-Williams Paints (152), T.S. Peck, and Agel Corman furniture. Photo is taken from City Hall park.

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