Newton Photographs Collection : Villages of Newton: Nonantum, Oak Hill Park, Newton Upper Falls, West Newton, 1860-1985, 1896-1910.
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General Note
Box 4 of 4, Photographs 286-394.
General Note
Persons identified in photographs: Katie Katomski, William West, Bea Blue, Mary Mahan, Louise Melideo, Tony Gentile, David Gudejko, Jim Bearfield, Larry Bearfield, Ed Bearfield, James Dellilo, Edward Fahey, Frank DiGregorio, Charles E. Feeley, Santo Archie Eno, Edwin O. Childs, Robert Norcross, Robert Womboldt, Michael Sullo, Mary Tedeschi, Laura Tocci, Mary Marocco, Mary Morelli, Anna Tocci, Sylvia Vassaloti, Caroline Battista, Louise Cabozzi, Therese Proia, Josephine Vassaloti, Lucy Tocci, Eleanor Arcise, Margie Battista, Dom Antonellis, Nicky DeStefano, Sam Caliguri, Guarino Leone, Edmond White, Louis Vassalotti, Tommy "Zetta" DiLoffi, Armando DeSantis, Louis Sevetti, Pasquale "Pat" Panaggio, Louis Vitti, Nick Ianuzzi, Angelo Tocci, Rafi Barisano, Eddie Veduccio, Nick Lupo, Rusty Piscelli, John Howard.
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Description
Collection consists of black and white photographs, color photographs, sepia photographs, book illustrations and postcards.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials
Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton, MA 02459), Special Collections.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials
Newton Photographs Collection : Villages of Newton: Nonantum, Oak Hill Park, Newton Upper Falls, West Newton. Special Collections, Newton Free Library, Newton, MA.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Some photographs were donated to the library from the Cummings family collection, the Laura LaCroix collection and the Alfred and Esther Marchioni collection.
Biographical or Historical Data
Collection includes photographs of 4 villages of Newton, Massachusetts. Nonantum (1896-1985): residential streets, parks, playgrounds, skating ponds, senior citizen gardens, churches and church activities, public schools, businesses, school drill team, football league members, Silver Lake, Cole's Block and a fire station. Oak Hill Park (1977-1989): public schools, Dr. Henry Jacob Bigelow House (742 Dedham Street) designed by Henry Hobson Richardson, restored and made into 5 condominiums in the 1980s by This Old House, PBS television, Peabody Home for Crippled Children (Dedham & Brookline Streets) founded by Harriet M. Peabody in 1895 in Weston, Massachusetts, then moved to Hyde Park, Massachusetts in 1900, then to Oak Hill in 1922. The name was changed to New England Peabody Home for Crippled Children around 1926 after Mrs. Peabody left the state. It operated until 1961. Newton Upper Falls (1900-1976): businesses, snow scenes, streets, playground construction, mill falls, Hemlock Gorge, woods, Charles River. West Newton (1860-1976): golf game at Braeburn Country Club, first City Hall, churches, streets, parks, commons, commons construction, court house, businesses, snow scenes, cows at Ellis Milk Farm and Wauwinet cow barn, Odd Fellows Hall, baseball game, City of Newton Forestry Department horse-drawn sprayer wagon, Phineas Allen House, fire station.
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Newton Free Library., Ansell, B., Cummings, S., Feeley, C., Haymann, J., Kay, E., Lithgoe, H., Loveland, T. O., Partridge, W. H., & Weisman, D. M. Newton Photographs Collection : Villages of Newton: Nonantum, Oak Hill Park, Newton Upper Falls, West Newton .

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