Digital Commonwealth

Pictures of Newton Corner/Nonantum Square

Newton Free Library


Presented here is a collection of black and white photographs taken by dentist Dr. T. Otis Loveland of Newton Corner, Nonantum Square and Centre Street from 1893 to 1898.

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.