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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 City Hall Park

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

Date:  6-4-1938; undated; 6-4-1938; undated

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

June 4, 1938. City Hall Park, Burlington, groundskeepers working near fountain. Hotel Vermont seen beyond the elm trees and to the right behind the fountain is Van Ness House. Automobiles and even a Burlington Rapid Transit bus can be seen.

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    Title:   Burlington Streets: Main Street (Lower)

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

    Date:  undated

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Undated (may be 1920s) view of lower Main Street with the Van Ness House, on the right, a hotel that once occupied the southwest corner of Main and St. Paul Street. Up the street also on the right is seen the corner of the Hotel Vermont. Used Truck sign also on the right in foreground. Trolley (cable) car tracks run the center of the street with cable wires seen overhead. Socony gas station sign on the left.

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      Title:   Burlington Streets: Main Street (Lower)

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

      Date:  1940-10-29

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Oct. 29, 1940 dated photo. This view shows the intersection of St. Paul Street and Main Street looking south from a point opposite the Central Terminal. This new asphalt pavement was constructed by the Street Department from regular and special funds with the aid of a small appropriation available from the State Highway Department for "Back Roads". This project continues from this point south to the south side of the intersection of Spruce Street including all intersecting streets within these limits comprising a total of 11,100 square yards. On the left is the Hotel Vermont. Across the street is the building that once held the Van Ness House, a hotel.

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        Title:   Burlington Streets: Main Street (Lower)

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

        Date:  1943-05-05

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        May 5, 1943. Rail Removal Project, Burlington, Vermont. This view shows Main St. between Church St. and St. Paul St. after the rails had been removed and the trenches filled with concrete. From left to right is marque for Flynn Theatre advertising My Friend Flicka film starring Roddy McDowell, Preston Foster, center photo is the Park Cafe, Hotel Vermont seen on the corner and Van Ness House background right.

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          Title:   Van Ness House Hotel, Burlington

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

          Date:  1920

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          Van Ness House Hotel in Burlington, Vermont. Once location on the southwest corner of Main and St. Paul Street. In the foreground is seen a portion of City Hall Park.

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