Rollin H. McKay Photographs 1880-1965, Mss 249

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Rollin H. McKay Photographs 1880-1965, Mss 249


Rollin H. McKay was a Missoula, Montana, photographer during the first half of the twentieth century. His extensive collection of images documents western Montana at this time, especially Missoula, the University of Montana, and numerous other towns and recreational areas.

Items in the Rollin H. McKay Photographs 1880-1965, Mss 249 Collection

Trick Falls, fishing
Man fishing below Trick Falls, Glacier National Park, Montana.

Student Union groundbreaking.
University of Montana dignitaries and administration officials at the student union ground breaking, now the Fine Arts Building.

Student Union
View of the southwest side of the Student Union, now the Fine Arts Building.

Student Union, winter scene.
View of the south side of the Student Union, now the Fine Arts Building.

Orchard in the Bitterroot
An orchard in the Bitterroot Valley, Montana.

Apple Blossoms
Apple Blossoms in Montana.

Apple Orchard
Apple Orchard in the Bitterroot Valley. Trees in blossom.

Bitterroot apple blossoms
Bitterroot apple blossoms. Blossoms on an apple tree in front of a stone wall. Mountains in background.

Missoula Mercantile Parade
Missoula Mercantile Company Picnic Parade.

Downtown Missoula
Missoula, downtown towards North Higgins. Missoula Mercantile in the foreground.

Worden Mercantile Company
Murphy and Worden Mercantile Company. Missoula, Montana. Image also shows J. Preinhard Hardware.

Railroad crew and engine
Northern Pacific Railroad Group, Engine 1085 and train crew. Missoula, Montana.

Hale Field, Ford Trimotor, looking southeast.
Hale Field, Ford Trimotor taking off. South Hills area. Missoula, Montana.

Hale Field and Airplanes, Missoula
Hale Field and Airplanes, Mission Flathead tripĀ.

Higgins Avenue from Penwell Hotel
Higgins Avenue from Penwell Hotel, Missoula, Montana.

University of Montana Campus<br />
University of Montana campus, Missoula.

Missoula, aerial, University of Montana.<br />
Missoula, aerial, University of Montana campus. Looking northeast towards Mount Jumbo and the lower Rattlesnake area.

University of Montana, aerial photograph<br />
University of Montana Campus, Missoula. Mission/Flathead trip, aerial photograph.

R. H. McKay
R. H. McKay with camera on tripod on rock point, lake and mountains in background.

Higgins Avenue Bridge looking upstream.
Aerial view of Higgins Avenue Bridge looking up the Clark Fork River. Missoula, Montana.

Dedication Day and opening, Alberton bridge
Dedication Day and opening of the scenic bridge at Alberton, Montana. Missoula's Veterans of Foreign Wars drum and bugle corps stands within a crowd of people.

Anaconda Copper Mining Company saw mill, Bonner
Anaconda Copper Mining Company saw mill at Bonner, Montana. Blackfoot River in foreground.

Polleys Mill, Missoula
Polleys Lumber Company, Polleys Mill, Missoula, Montana. Log cars in front and center of image, mill in background.

Oxford Bar interior.
Oxford Bar, Missoula, Montana. Bill McFarland and "Pee Wee" Burns behind bar.

Missoula County Courthouse
Missoula County Courthouse

Wilma Building, Missoula
Wilma Building, Missoula, Montana.

Priess Hotel exterior
Priess Hotel, exterior, Wonder Store, Cocktail Lounge, Coffee Shop, Bar. Missoula, Montana.

St. Paul Railroad Depot
Missoula train depot (Old Milwaukee Depot), next to Clark Fork river

Northern Pacific Maintenance Men
Northern Pacific Railroad Group, two maintenance men

Joe La Moose
Joe La Moose (Brown Collection)

University of Montana, aerial photogrpah.
University of Montana campus, aerial. Includes Oval. Missoula, Montana.

University of Montana, Main Hall
Main Hall from across the Oval, in winter. University of Montana, Missoula.

University of Montana, Library.
University of Montana, Missoula, Library. Now called the Social Sciences Building.

Law Library and Rankin Hall
Front image of the original library at the University of Montana in Missoula. This building has also been known as the Law School and Jeanette Rankin Hall.

Student Union Building
Student Union Building, University of Montana, Missoula.

University of Montana, Journalism and Forestry.
Journalism and Forestry buildings. University of Montana, Missoula.

UM football team
University of Montana, Football Team.

Daily Missoulian Press Room
Daily Missoulian press room. Two press operators in image. Missoula, Montana.

Baby in a barrel
Baby in a barrel, McKay Family.

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