Digital Commonwealth

NFL Bookmobile Front & Rear 1920

Newton Free Library


Presented here are images of the Newton Free Library bookmobile taken ca. 1920.

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.