Digital Commonwealth

Jersey Stock Club

Newton Free Library


Presented here is a collection of portraits of the members of the Jersey Stock Club of Newton taken in the late 1880s.

The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural and governmental past. These materials reflect the civic life of and provide insight into Newton from the 19th through the early 20th century, a time when Newton was transforming from agriculture to industry and becoming a suburban Boston residential community.