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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 - Interiors

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

Date:  1945

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

1945 interior photo of a furnished bedroom with a fireplace.

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    Title:   Houses - Unidentified - Interiors

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

    Date:  1945

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    1945 photo of a furnished bedroom with two double beds.

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      Title:   Memorial Auditorium, Burlington - Exhibitions

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

      Date:  undated

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      RCA Radiola exhibition at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium in Burlington, Vermont showing radios for the home. Embossed with McAllister's name lower right corner.

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        Title:   Memorial Auditorium, Burlington - Exhibitions

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

        Date:  undated

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        Philco radio exhibition at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium in Burlington, Vermont showing various radio sets for the home. Embossed with McAllister's name lower right corner.

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          Title:   Memorial Auditorium, Burlington - Exhibitions

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

          Date:  undated

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          Frigidaire kitchen appliances exhibition at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium in Burlington, Vermont showing refrigerators and freezers being sold by Strong Hardware of Burlington.

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            Title:   Memorial Auditorium, Burlington - Exhibitions

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

            Date:  undated

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            Philco radio exhibition at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium in Burlington, Vermont showing radio sets for the home.

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              Title:   Memorial Auditorium, Burlington - Exhibitions

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

              Date:  undated

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              Frigidaire kitchen appliance exhibition at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium in Burlington, Vermont showing refrigerators and freezers sold by Strong Hardware of Burlington.

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                Title:   Miscellaneous

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

                Date:  1935-1936

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                Two upholstered chairs. Dated 1935 / 1936.

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                  Title:   Miscellaneous

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

                  Date:  1951-1952

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  Wood bench or stool. Dated 1951 / 1952.

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                    Title:   Miscellaneous

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

                    Date:  1951-1952

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    An electric floor lamp on a braided rug.

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                      Title:   Paintings

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

                      Date:  undated

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      Photo of a painting with a stylized rearing horse with rider. The number 21 is stuck on the lower left corner of the frame. The painting has letters and or numbers in the lower right corner.

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                        Title:   Paintings

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

                        Date:  undated

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                        Photo of a painting by Degas. Signed in lower left corner.

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                          Title:   Paintings

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

                          Date:  undated

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                          Photo of a painting of a seated young woman in profile.

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                            Title:   Paintings

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

                            Date:  undated

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                            Photo of a painting of an older man wearing a solid light color shirt and pendent on a long chain.

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                              Title:   Portraits - Children

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

                              Date:  1944; 1944

                              1944 photo of a little boy seated in the living room with Christmas tree, wrapped presents and stuffed toys

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                                Title:   Portraits - Children

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

                                Date:  1944; 1944

                                Two images of the same infant placed in the corner of a couch for a portrait photo. Dated 1944. See also mcalB14F01i09 with who may be child's mother and grandmother.

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                                  Title:   Portraits - Children

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

                                  Date:  1944; 1944

                                  1944 portrait photo of a very young girl seated in a wooden chair with a young boy. They are in front of the Christmas tree and a make shift fireplace. A radio and a 1920s style telephone set on top of the "fireplace" that has been covered with brick patterned paper.

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                                    Title:   Portraits - Children

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

                                    Date:  1944; 1944

                                    1944 Christmas photo of three young children seated on the floor of a living room. They are in front of their Christmas tree along with wrapped presents. One child holds a doll while another holds a toy.

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                                      Title:   Portraits - Children

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

                                      Date:  1945; 1945

                                      1945 photo of a young boy in his home seated on a rocking horse with other toys and the family Christmas tree. A framed photo of a soldier is placed on the floor among the toys that include a soldier doll.

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                                        Title:   Portraits - Children

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

                                        Date:  1945; 1945

                                        1945 photo of two young boys (brothers?) seated in a living room on a hassock in front of a Christmas tree.

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                                          Title:   Portraits - Children

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

                                          Date:  1945; 1945

                                          1945 photo of toddler seated in front of a Christmas tree with presents in a living room that include a googly eye mask face doll and a wooden wheeled riding horse. Note: Western Electric metal nondial space-saver wall telephone (1930-1957) with answer only capability seen to the right.

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                                            Title:   Portraits - Children

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

                                            Date:  1945; 1945

                                            1945 Christmas portrait of toddler standing in front of a Christmas tree and presents in a living room. Note: Western Electric metal nondial space-saver wall telephone (1930-1957) with answer only capability seen to the right.

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                                              Title:   Portraits - Children

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

                                              Date:  1945; 1945

                                              1945 photo of a young girl in a living room seated on the arm of an upholstered chair. She holds a doll. Beside her is a doll's crib. Behind her is a Christmas tree.

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                                                Title:   Portraits - Children

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

                                                Date:  1945; 1945

                                                1945 photo of a young boy seated on the floor with his Christmas toys and Christmas tree.

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                                                  Title:   Portraits - Children

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

                                                  Date:  1945; 1945

                                                  1945 Christmas portrait of a little boy holding a football with Christmas tree, toy and presents nearby. The name Jackie Simonson written on the child's blackboard behind him.

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