Cambria Athletic Club Exterior

Title

Cambria Athletic Club Exterior

Description

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 representing their Philadelphia neighborhoods.

Source

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Date

March 3, 1940

Contributor

Kate MacDonald

Rights

Courtesy of the Historical Society of Philadelphia

Original Format

Photo

Files

Cambria Boxing Club HSP.jpg


Citation

“Cambria Athletic Club Exterior,” Philly Immigration, accessed April 18, 2024, http://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/631.