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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: Winooski Ave.

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

Date:  1931; 10-31

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

October 31, 1931. Corner of College Street and South Winooski Ave. looking north. To the left is 212 - 214 College Street with a sign painted on the brick advertising Hall Furniture Co., Inc. A horse and buggy stand nearby. To the right at the corner is "Miss Burlington" Diner. Just up the street is a tall building with a sign on top of it reading "Light, Heat, Power" and may be the Burlington Light and Power Co at 102 So. Winooski.

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    Title:   Sewer Projects

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

    Date:  1932-03-09

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    March 9, 1932. Man, machine and animal work together on a sewer project in Burlington. A large crane pours steam into the air as it rests on an outcropping in Lake Champlain down at the water front. A horse is seen in the background with a crew member. The building of Burlington Grocery Company on lower Maple Street and the St. Paul Street seen in distant background.

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      Title:   UVM Botany Dept.

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

      Date:  undated

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Group of young men, including an African-American, possibly UVM students and members of a fraternity, dressed in comic "hayseed" attire and carrying scythes and pitchforks. Housing in background suggests campus setting. Horse-drawn farm implement. Warm and sunny day; occasion unknown.

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