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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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