Primary resource used is Newspapers.com. Specific quotes and such were pulled and listed within the text. If other newspapers were used, those are listed within the text of the property. A list of Newton newspapers found on Newspapers.com are: Newton Daily Republican, The Evening Kansan-Republican, The Evening Kansan, Newton Kansan, Harvey County News, and The Newton Journal. Additional newspapers used include: The Emporia Weekly News (Emporia, KS) and The Osage Chronicle (Burlingame, KS).
The Downtown Walking Tour brochure was also referenced on occasion for information on some sites.
“Rediscovering Newton – An Interpretive Architectural History” by Christ Davis was used as well.
The nominations for properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places were also referenced. If the site was a NR property the nomination was reviewed for potential information. If a quote was pulled from the nomination it is referenced within the text. National Register properties include: Santa Fe Depot, Warkentin House, Warkentin Mill, Bethel College Administration Building, David Goerz House, Wirkler-Krehbiel House, J. J. Krehbiel & Co Carriage Factory, Mennonite Settler Statue, Coleman House, Samuel A. Brown House, Lincoln School, and Hoag House.
Summaries of properties listed on the Newton/North Newton Historic Register were written for the local register page on the City of Newton website. This site was referenced for information that could be used in the brochure. In some cases, the information was duplicated. The resources for this information is included in the nomination for these items. Local register properties include: Warkentin House, Warkentin Mill, Bethel College Admin Building, Goerz House, Wirkler-Krehbiel House, J. J. Krehbiel & Co Carriage Factory, Wedel House, Mennonite Settler Statue, Coleman House, Brown House, Lincoln School, and Hoag House.