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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 photo of a cottage in a rural setting. It has a stone chimney and shingle siding. There is a man standing at the left, a woman at the window and another woman with a dog in the nearby road. Tall pine trees, other plants and a rocky ledge fill the landscape.

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

    Date:  undated

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Front view of a two story clapboard house located in Queen City Park with an open front porch and center front steps. Striped awnings are attached to the front porch and to the two upper story windows. Shingles cover the lower portion of the front porch. The number 96 is visible on the front of the house. Same house as mcalA11F16i22

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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 two story clapboard house located in Queen City Park with open front porch and center front steps. Striped awnings are attached to the front porch and to the upper story windows. A large side yard seen to the left. A row of bushes run along parallel to the sidewalk. The number 96 is on the front of the house and can be seen in photo mcalA11F16i21.

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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 gambrel roof. Simple portico entry with Doric columns and pediment above. Sidelights by the front door. Four slat ladder like structures decorate the front of the house at the left corner, each side of the front door and on the right corner. A covered extension (porch?) is seen to the far right. No. 30 appears above the doorway.

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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 wood frame house with three entries. It has a long open lower porch with decorative porch posts, lip lintels above windows and a screened in upper story 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 photo of a painting depicting a house set back with trees in the foreground and background.

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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 yard area with evergreen trees, folding canvas lawn chairs, an Adirondack style lounge chair, a bird bath, wooden lattice arbor or trellis, wooden picket fence in the back. A one story building seen to the far 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 one story building; perhaps a camp. It has tree log front porch posts and railings. Tar paper like roof covering. Clapboard siding. Built on slightly sloping ground as the foundation of the front of the house seems to be resting on wooden logs. Marble Island?

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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 view of several single story homes or cottages set along a dirt road. The house in the foreground to the right is the same as in another photo in the collection (mcalA11F16i27)

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

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

                          Date:  undated

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                          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

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

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                                    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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                                      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

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                                        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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                                          Title:   Houses - Unidentified

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

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

                                              Date:  undated

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                                              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:  1947

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                                                An older couple and their dog stand in front of their home with the garage and parked car seen to the left. Dated 1947.

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                                                  Title:   Houses - Unidentified (Rural)

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

                                                  Date:  1947

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                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                  An older couple and their dog stand in front of their home with the garage and parked car seen to the left. Dated 1947.

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