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4. Newell Family Album

Presented here is the Newell family photograph album, which shows family members, their houses (interior, exterior and grounds), family homesteads, farms, mills, views from their Boston offices, and their West Newton neighborhood. The Newell family moved from Colrain, Massachusetts to West... more

5. Newell Family Misc

Presented here is a collection that centers on George Franklin Newell (1850-1934). The Newell family of Newton, Massachusetts typifies the transition of a family of farmers into industrialists. The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community’s social, cultural... more

6. Newton Corner photographs, 1850-1905

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... more

7. Newton Corner photographs, 1850-1982

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... more

8. Newton Engineering Dept. Photos

Presented here is a collection of photographs taken by the Newton, Massachusetts Engineering Department in 1901 and 1904. Photographs are of the Newton Centre neighborhood streets near the intersections of Beacon Street and Centre Street, principally private houses, commercial buildings, street... more

9. Newton Forestry Dept. Photos

Presented here are Newton municipal Forestry Department photographs, taken between 1908 and 1918, documenting the Department's role in caring for city trees, parks, and playgrounds.The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community’s social, cultural and... more

31. Newton Illustrated

Presented here are illustrations of the streets, public buildings, and general view of 'The Garden City.' 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... more

32. Newton Oversized: Misc

Presented here are scenes of Newton, Massachusetts shops, churches, squares, streets, elements of transportation, and a Waltham, Massachusetts entertainment spot from 1895 to about 1914. The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural and... more

33. Newton Public buildings, 1903-1925

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... more

34. Newton Tradecards

Presented here is the Newton Free Library trade card collection. In the late 1800's advanced industrial technology meant major reduction in the cost of printing and producing advertising. Trade cards were given away by shopkeepers with the purchase of a product. Consumers collected trade cards,... more

35. Newton Village Shops

Presented here are three black and white and tinted photographs. 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... more

36. NFL Bookmobile Front & Rear 1920

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... more

37. Noetzel collection, 1800s-1900s

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... more

38. Norumbega Park, Public Buildings, Protests, Red Cross, Samuel Francis Smith Grave Site and House, Schools and Colleges, Police Department, the Aged, 1802-1976, 1925-1976

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... more