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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:   Blodgett Oven Company

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

Date:  1947-1948

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

1947/1949 An employee of the G. S. Blodgett Co., manufacturer of industrial ovens is seen working with a hose on one of the double deck ovens. Located on Lakeside Ave, Burlington, Vt. Photo #4.

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    Title:   Blodgett Oven Company

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

    Date:  1948

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    1947/1949 Employees of the G. S. Blodgett Co., manufacturer of industrial ovens are seen welding parts of the oven body on the assembly line. Located on Lakeside Ave, Burlington, Vt.

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      Title:   Blodgett Oven Company

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

      Date:  1948

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      1947/1949 An employee of the G. S. Blodgett Co., manufacturer of industrial ovens, is seen working on the body of an oven on the assembly line. Located on Lakeside Ave, Burlington, Vt.

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        Title:   Blodgett Oven Company

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

        Date:  1948

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        1947/1949 Employees weld parts of an industrial oven being manufactured on the assembly line at the G. S. Blodgett Co., Lakeside Ave, Burlington, Vt.

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          Title:   Blodgett Oven Company

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

          Date:  1948

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          1947/1949 Employees assemble parts of an industrial oven being manufactured on the assembly line at the G. S. Blodgett Co., Lakeside Ave, Burlington, Vt.

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            Title:   Blodgett Oven Company

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

            Date:  1947-1948

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            1947/1949 Photo of employees working at plant machinery at the Blodgett oven company located at 50 Lakeside Ave, Burlington, Vt. A view of the manufacturing plant seen in the background.

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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:   Penick and Ford (Marble Ave)

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

                  Date:  undated

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  Employees of Penick & Ford, a bottling plant, work on the assembly line packing bottles of Vermont Maid Syrup. Noted as being the country's third largest maker of corn products in 1931.

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                    Title:   Portraits - Groups, Identified

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

                    Date:  1945; 1945

                    1945 photo of Texaco Oil Co. employees standing outside a building. Oil barrels seen behind them. Photo #2. City directory lists The Texas Co, a gas and oil company located on Lake Street in Burlington.

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                      Title:   Portraits - Groups, Identified

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

                      Date:  1945; 1945

                      1945 photo of Texaco Oil Co. employees standing outside a building. Oil barrels seen behind them. Photo #3. City directory lists The Texas Co, a gas and oil company located on Lake Street in Burlington.

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                        Title:   Portraits - Groups, Identified

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

                        Date:  1945; 1945

                        1945 photo of Texaco Oil Co. employees standing outside a building. Oil barrels seen behind them. A piece of paper is being handed from one man to another. Photo #4. City directory lists The Texas Co, a gas and oil company located on Lake Street in Burlington.

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                          Title:   Portraits - Groups, Identified

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

                          Date:  1945; 1945

                          1945 photo of Texaco Oil Co. employees standing outside a building. Oil barrels seen behind them. A piece of paper is being handed from one man to another. Photo #5. City directory lists The Texas Co, a gas and oil company located on Lake Street in Burlington.

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                            Title:   Stores - IGA (Burlington, VT)

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

                            Date:  1935; 1935

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                            1935. 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 - 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 - IGA (Burlington, VT)

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

                                  Date:  1945; 1945

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  IGA storefront in Burlington, Vt. (City Directory of 1946 does not list this business.) Identity of couple uncertain but very likely the owner and a customer.

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                                    Title:   Vermont Structural Steel

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

                                    Date:  1951

                                    Resource type:   photographs

                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                    Two male employees working with large machinery at the Vermont Structural Steel plant on Flynn Ave in Burlington, Vermont. Dated 1951.

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                                      Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                                      Date:  1951-03

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      Ca. 1951 photo of employee at Vt. Structural Steel working on a cone-shaped architectural piece.

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                                        Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                                        Date:  1951-03

                                        Resource type:   photographs

                                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                        Ca. 1951 photo of an employee at Vt. Structural Steel working on a cone-shaped structure for a building or machine.

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                                          Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                                          Date:  1951-03

                                          Resource type:   photographs

                                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                          Ca. 1951 photo of a large warehouse at Vt. Structural Steel, with several employees preparing to ship some I-beams, some of which are massive (left).

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                                            Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                                            Date:  1951-03

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                            Ca. 1951 photo of an employee at Vt. Structural Steel working on a cone-shaped structure for a building or machine.

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                                              Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                                              Date:  1951-03

                                              Resource type:   photographs

                                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                              Ca. 1951 photo of a shop at Vt. Structural Steel, with two employees moving a sheet of steel through a machine.

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                                                Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                                                Date:  1951-03

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                                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                Ca. 1951 photo of an employee at Vt. Structural Steel grinding the seam of a large steel structure.

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                                                  Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                                                  Date:  1951-03

                                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                  Ca. 1951 photo, somewhat underexposed, of an employee at Vt. Structural Steel standing in front of a large machine.

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