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Wreckage from the dressing room and office of the Cambria Athletic Club were piled in the street after a fire overtook the boxing club.

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A boxing club on Kensington Ave. and East Somerset Street known as the Cambria Athletic Club also went by the nicknames "College of Hard Knocks" and the "Blood Pit." This photo shows the building exterior and advertisements for local boxers…

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Cambria Athletic Club operated from 1917 - 1963 and hosted popular weekly boxing matches. This is the boxing ring.

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This is an original newspaper photograph of the entrance to the Cambria Athletic Club in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia. This is where some famous boxing matches happened in the early 20th century.
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