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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: North Ave

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

Date:  1934-06-04

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

Photograph dated June 4, 1934, looking south from the entrance of Lake View Cemetery. The Providence Orphan Asylum can be seen to the right through the trees. Original caption reads: P.W.A Project #2232 A view of North Avenue widening Project looking southerly from the northerly termination of Project. It shows the completed pavement with integral curb and gutter and increases the pavement width on an average of 12 Feet.

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    Title:   Burlington Streets: North Ave

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

    Date:  1934-06-04

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Photograph dated June 4, 1934. The C. H. Goss Co., an auto dealership located at 237 North Avenue, can be seen to the left. Original caption reads: P.W.A. Project #2232. This is a view of the North Ave Widening Project looking northerly from Barry St. It shoes the completion of the Project which included 10" Telfold base, a 2" penetration course and a 2" binder wearing course together with integral curb and gutter.

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      Title:   Burlington Streets: North Ave

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

      Date:  1934-07-03

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Photograph dated July 3, 1934. Original caption reads: P.W.A. Project #2232. A view looking westerly from North Ave showing the grading and rolling of the crushed stone preparatory to its being penetrated in the road leading from North Ave to the Addition of Lake View Cemetery.

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        Title:   Burlington Streets: North Ave

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

        Date:  1934-07-03

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        Photograph dated July 3, 1934. Original caption reads: P.W.A. Project #2232. A view of one of the roads Lake View Cemetery Addition looking easterly. Note the distributor applying the penetration to the prepared Stone course.

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          Title:   Burlington Streets: North Ave

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

          Date:  1934-07-03

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          Photograph dated July 3, 1934. Original caption reads: P.W.A. Project #2232. This view is looking westerly, of the penetration with the City of Burlington's Distributor, of one of the roads at Lake View Cemetery

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            Title:   Burlington Streets: Pine St.

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

            Date:  1935; 06-13

            June 13, 1935. Pine Street widening project from Maple St. to Howard St. P.W.A. Project No. 2232.

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              Title:   Burlington Streets: Prospect Street

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

              Date:  1935; 06-13

              June 13, 1935. P.W.A. (Public Works Administration) Project No. 2361. Curb and gutter construction on No. Prospect Street at "Fern Hill"

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                Title:   Burlington Streets: University Place

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

                Date:  1935; 06-13

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                June 13, 1935. P.W.A. (Public Works Administration) Project No. 2361. Sidewalk construction for University Place - Main Street. To the right is seen the Old Mill.

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                  Title:   Burlington Streets: University Place

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

                  Date:  1935; 06-13

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  June 13, 1935. P.W.A. (Public Works Administration) Project 2361. Sidewalk construction for University Place at the corner of Main Street by workmen of the Burlington Street Dept. To the right is Morrill Hall on the University of Vermont campus.

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                    Title:   Burlington Streets: Winooski Ave.

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

                    Date:  1939; 08-15

                    August 15, 1939. Intersection of Howard Street, South Winooski Avenue and St. Paul Street (five point intersection). This view shows the wearing surface being constructed on South Winooski Avenue before the leveling course had been constructed by the Burlington Street Dept. on the intersection. Note also new integral curb and gutter radius at the right. A sign in the street slight right of center of the photo indicates that this is a P.W.A. (Pubic Works Administration) project.

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