Digital Commonwealth

Oversize Photographs of New Main Library, 330 Homer Street and Landscaping, 2008

Newton Free Library

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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. Presented here is are photographs of the Newton Free Library exterior and Newton City Hall grounds including fountain, bridge, and cupola.

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