Welcome to Historical Photos of Norwood Mass.



Below are a series of photographs of Norwood Mass in the early 1940s. All these pictures were taken by my late grandfather, Harry E. Surette. He was a local photographer here in Norwood and supplied many photos for the newspapers. Harry also had a photography studio in his home where he did many headshots, portraits, family photos & many weddings. 


In 2003, a near catastrophic event occurred. A water heater pipe burst in the basement and went undetected. Hot steam filled the basement for 3 days straight before the pipe finally burst and flooded the area. Nearly everything in the basement was destroyed, including many boxes of my grandfathers' photos and negatives. The photos we saved were dried, placed inside Rubbermaid containers and once again stored away.