Digital Commonwealth

Newton High School, class of 1895 photographs

Newton Free Library


Presented here is an album of formal photographs of graduating seniors (and one teacher) of Newton High School in 1895 (some from 1896).

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.