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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 High School Band

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

Date:  undated

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

1955-1961 Burlington High School twirlers (drum majorettes) Location is Edmunds High School building.

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    Title:   Burlington High School Dramatic Productions

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

    Date:  1956

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Dramatic cast portrait of students from Edmunds High School building (Burlington High School) for the comedy "Once and for All" by Sidney Duball. They are seated and standing on stage that is set as a street scene. Banner hanging behind reads in part "Welcome Home Nick". In the 1956 BHS Oread p. 72-73 is a complete write-up. Photo #5.

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      Title:   Burlington High School Dramatic Productions

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

      Date:  1956

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Cast portrait photo of students from Edmunds High School building (Burlington High School)for the comedy "Once and for All" by Sidney Duball. They stand or sit on stage set as a street scene. Banner hangs in back and reads "Welcome Home Nick." In the BHS yearbook 1956 Oread p. 72-73 is a complete write-up. Photo #2.

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        Title:   Burlington High School Dramatic Productions

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

        Date:  1956

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        Cast portrait of high school students from Edmunds High School building (Burlington High School), "Once and for All" by Sidney Duball. Stage is set as a street scene. Banner hangs in back and reads "Welcome Home Nick." In the 1956 BHS Oread p. 72-73 is a complete write-up. Photo #3.

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          Title:   Burlington High School Dramatic Productions

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

          Date:  1956

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          Formal cast portrait of a Burlington High School drama production (students from Edmunds High School building) "Sabrina Fair" by Samuel Taylor. Performed in 1956. Stage is set as a street scene. In the BHS yearbook Oread 1956 p. 74-75 is a complete write-up.

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            Title:   Burlington High School Dramatic Productions

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

            Date:  1956

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            Cast portrait of high school students on the set from a play production by students from Edmunds High School building (Burlington High School), "Sabrina Fair" by Samuel Taylor performed in 1956. In the BHS yearbook Oread p. 74-75 is a complete write-up.

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              Title:   Burlington High School Groups

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

              Date:  undated

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              Photo of Miss Marjorie B. Adams and her French class at Burlington High School (held in the Edmunds High School building). Teacher and students stand in front of a black board with French text "Cette classe est la plus intelligente de ..." Photo was cropped and appears in BHS year book Oread 1954, p. 50.

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                Title:   Burlington High School Groups

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

                Date:  undated

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                Five high school music students are gathered in the music room in the old Edmunds High School building. Music storage shelves and a piano are behind the students as several look at selected sheet music. Second from right is Stuart Alexander, on the extreme right is Edward Dudley (band leader). Cropped version of photo appears in BHS yearbook Oread, 1954, p. 27. From left to right: Lyman Stone, Marilyn Jensen, Marjorie Stowe, Stuart Alexander, Edward ("Tony") Dudley.

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                  Title:   Burlington High School Groups

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

                  Date:  undated

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  1953/1954 Burlington High School photographer, Roger Baker, with camera and flash bulb attachment gets ready to take a photo of Miss Cora Hutchins, a Burlington High School senior high counselor, holding a telephone receiver and seated at a wooden desk in a school office. A drawer of index cards are on the desk. Behind may be a mimeograph machine. Taken in the Edmunds High School building. A cropped version of this photo appears on p. 20 of BHS yearbook Oread 1954.

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                    Title:   Musical Ensembles

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

                    Date:  undated

                    Resource type:   photographs

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                    Combined choral and orchestra groups assembled on and in front of stage. Location Edmunds High School building auditorum, Burlington, Vermont. Undated. Event may be All State.

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                      Title:   Portraits, groups, unidentified

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

                      Date:  undated

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      Burlington High School chorus readied for a Christmas concert gather in the BHS (Edmunds) auditorium / gymnasium. They are dressed in the traditional white top, dark skirt/pants. A large banner above and behind them reads "Merry Christmas." Music stands and chairs grouped in the right foreground. Photo #2.

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                        Title:   Portraits, groups, unidentified

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

                        Date:  undated

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                        A photo of a large choral group, possibly Burlington High School students as they pose in their robes for a group portrait. Location is the auditorium attached to the Edmunds building where BHS was held.

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                          Title:   Portraits, groups, unidentified

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

                          Date:  undated

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                          Several young men (high school students?) stand outside on the steps of what may be Edmunds High School in Burlington, Vermont for a group photo. Undated but may be 1930s. Photo #2.

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