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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:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

Date:  1951-03

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

Ca. 1951 photo of an employee at Vt. Structural Steel working on a cone-shaped structure for a building or machine.

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    Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

    Date:  1951-03

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    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Ca. 1951 photo of the interior of a large warehouse and shop at Vt. Structural Steel.

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      Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

      Date:  1951-03

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Ca. 1951 photo of the interior of a large shop at Vt. Structural Steel, with a variety of machines, equipment, and steel products contained in a massive steel edifice.

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        Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

        Date:  1951-03

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        Ca. 1951 photo of perhaps a loading dock at Vt. Structural Steel, or another venue with a railroad track protected by a steel-framed structure.

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          Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

          Date:  1951-03

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          Ca. 1951 photo of a warehouse at Vt. Structural Steel, with large piles of beams and J-shaped rods, very likely for reinforcing concrete.

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            Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

            Date:  1951-03

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            Ca. 1951 photo of a large workshop at Vt. Structural Steel. Among the loose arrangement of fuel tanks, machinery, and hoses, there are piles of steel products in various shapes and sizes.

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              Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

              Date:  1951-03

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              Ca. 1951 photo of a large shop at Vt. Structural Steel, filled with steel processing machines, piles of beams and sheets of steel, and cylindrical tanks.

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                Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                Date:  1951-03

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                Ca. 1951 photo of a large steel storage container made at Vt. Structural Steel.

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                  Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                  Date:  1951-03

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                  Ca. 1951 photo, taken from an elevated vantage, of a large shop at Vt. Structural Steel: tools, tanks, machines, and piles of steel and steel products.

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

                    Date:  1951-03

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                    Ca. 1951 photo of the administrative office at Vt. Structural Steel. Three employees are present but difficult to see because of the under exposure and blurred areas.

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                      Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                      Date:  1951-03

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                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      Ca. 1951 photo of a shop at Vt. Structural Steel, where a cone-shaped structure is being made for a building or machine. Fashioning custom-made objects from steel was one of several services offered by Vt. Structural Steel.

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                        Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                        Date:  1951-03

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                        Ca. 1951 photo of a shop at Vt. Structural Steel, with several work zones of machinery and collections of steel products or steel to be processed. A central track runs through the middle of the shop, allowing for easy transport of heavy objects.

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                          Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                          Date:  1951-03

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                          Ca. 1951 view of a shop at Vt. Structural Steel, which shows several work zones with large steel processing machines, quantities of steel, and steel products.

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                            Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                            Date:  1951-03

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                            Ca. 1951 photo of a large warehouse at Vt. Structural Steel, with several employees preparing to ship some I-beams, some of which are massive (left).

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                              Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                              Date:  1951-03

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                              Ca. 1951 photo of railroad tracks under a steel-frame building, presumably a loading dock at Vt. Structural Steel.

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                                Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                                Date:  1951-03

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                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                Ca. 1951 photo of an employee at Vt. Structural Steel working on a cone-shaped structure for a building or machine.

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                                  Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                                  Date:  1951-03

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                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  Ca. 1951 photo of a shop at Vt. Structural Steel, with two employees moving a sheet of steel through a machine.

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                                    Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                                    Date:  1951-03

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                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                    Ca. 1951 photo of a cone-shaped structure designed at Vt. Structural Steel. Purpose of the object is unknown.

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                                      Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                                      Date:  1951-03

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      March 1951 photo of a storage container, made presumably by Vt. Structural Steel. Features and eventual use are difficult to discern. Photo No. 54.

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                                        Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                                        Date:  1951-03

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                                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                        Ca. 1951 photo of an employee at Vt. Structural Steel grinding the seam of a large steel structure.

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                                          Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                                          Date:  1951-03

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                                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                          Ca. 1951 photo, somewhat underexposed, of an employee at Vt. Structural Steel standing in front of a large machine.

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                                            Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Buildings' Interiors

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

                                            Date:  1951-03

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                            Ca. 1951 photo of a building interior, presumably at Vt. Structural Steel, constructed mostly of steel beams and corrugated metal, with a few air ducts woven into the rows of beams.

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                                              Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Construction Sites

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

                                              Date:  1951

                                              Resource type:   photographs

                                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                              1951 photo of a construction site, where the steel frame of the building is complete or near completion. Site is unknown but probably downtown Burlington. Several (now vintage) automobiles parked nearby.

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                                                Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Construction Sites

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

                                                Date:  1951

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                                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                1951 photo of a construction site, with a Vt. Structural Steel frame. Location unknown.

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                                                  Title:   Vermont Structural Steel Co. - Construction Sites

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

                                                  Date:  1951

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                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                  Same site as in mcalB21F08i02 but from a different angle. Steel frame is surrounded by a few dozen wooden beams as well. Several employees are seen here, as well as an old car. Location unknown.

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