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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:   Donovan Construction Company, Burlington

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

Date:  1944

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

May 14, 1944. Christening of 110 foot sub-chaser SC 1506 built by Donovan Construction Company of St. Paul, Minn. at the Shelburne Shipyard in Vermont. Company locally called Donovan Contracting. Mrs. Lewis F. Olson, Sponsor, does the christening. Photo #1.

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    Title:   Donovan Construction Company, Burlington

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

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    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    May 14, 1944. Christening of 110 foot sub-chaser, SC 1506, by Mrs. Lewis F. Olson, Sponsor. Ship built by Donovan Construction Company of St. Paul, Minn. at the Shelburne Shipyard in Vermont. Company locally called Donovan Contracting. Photo #2.

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      Title:   Donovan Construction Company, Burlington

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

      Date:  1944-05-14

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      May 14, 1944. The christening of 110 foot sub-chaser, SC 1506, by Mrs. Lewis F. Olson, Sponsor. Ship built by Donovan Construction Company of St. Paul, Minn. at the Shelburne Shipyard in Vermont. Company locally called Donovan Contracting. Photo #3.

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        Title:   Donovan Construction Company, Burlington

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

        Date:  undated

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        The bows of SC 1029 and SC 1030 are adorned with bunting and American flags. Built by Donovan Construction Company of St. Paul, Minn. at the Shelburne Shipyard in Vermont. Company locally called Donovan Contracting. An historic double launching with the two vessels side by side on the Crandall deck. Location Lake Champlain probably on the day they were launched in 1942. Photo #6.

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          Title:   Donovan Construction Company, Burlington

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

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          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          Historic double launching of two sub-chasers. SC-1029 built by Donovan Construction Company of St. Paul, Minn. at the Shelburne Shipyard in Vermont. Company locally called Donovan Contracting. Keel laid 4/27/42. Launched 8/31/42. Commissioned 11/16/42. Transferred to France 10/30/44. SC-1030 built by Donovan Contracting Co., Shelburne, Vt. Keel laid 5/4/42. Launched 8/31/42. Commissioned 11/16/42. Transferred to France 10/2/44. Photo #3.

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            Title:   Donovan Construction Company, Burlington

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

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            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            A group of men standing around and beneath a large boat that is up on timber and metal supports showing the stern end with its propellers. Built by Donovan Construction Company of St. Paul, Minn. at the Shelburne Shipyard in Vermont. Company locally called Donovan Contracting. Numbers arranged vertically partially visible on the stern. Photo #9. See mcalA01F11i02.

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              Title:   Donovan Construction Company, Burlington

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

              Date:  1944-04-16

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              April 16, 1944 Launching of sub-chaser SC 1504 onto Lake Champlain. Built by Donovan Construction Company of St. Paul, Minn. at the Shelburne Shipyard in Vermont. Company locally called Donovan Contracting. Photo #6.

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                Title:   Donovan Construction Company, Burlington

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

                Date:  undated

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                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                April 16, 1944 Sub-chaser SC 1504 onto Lake Champlain Built by Donovan Construction Company of St. Paul, Minn. at the Shelburne Shipyard in Vermont. Company locally called Donovan Contracting. Seen to the far right is the steamboat Ticonderoga, that traveled on the lake from Burlington, Vt to Port Kent, NY until 1953. Photo #4.

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                  Title:   Donovan Construction Company, Burlington

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

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                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  August 31, 1942 historic double launching of two sub-chasers. Both ships built by Donovan Construction Company of St. Paul, Minn. at the Shelburne Shipyard in Vermont. Company locally called Donovan Contracting. Bunting and American flags adorn the bows. SC1029 keel laid 4/27/42. Launched 8/31/42. Commissioned 11/16/42. Transferred to France 10/30/44. SC1030 built at Donovan Contracting Co., Shelburne, Vt. Keel laid 5/4/42. Launched 8/31/42. Commissioned 11/16/42. Transferred to France 10/2/44. Photo #8.

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