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Cheering on the sidelines. Annapolis, MD, April 16. The Naval Academy here held its 20th Annual Navy Junior Boxing Championships with all the formality bestowed upon big college bouts, but the fighters were all pre-high school size, ranging from 3 to 14 years. Gene Fairfax, Captain of the Academy boxing team refereed and Spike Webb, Navy Coach, officiated. Here is a group of the fighters cheering on a pair of their fellows, 4-15-39

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Cheering on the sidelines. Annapolis, MD, April 16. The Naval Academy here held its 20th Annual Navy Junior Boxing Championships with all the formality bestowed upon big college bouts, but the fighters were all pre-high school size, ranging from 3 to 14 years. Gene Fairfax, Captain of the Academy boxing team refereed and Spike Webb, Navy Coach, officiated. Here is a group of the fighters cheering on a pair of their fellows, 4-15-39

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A black and white photo of a group of kids in a boxing ring.

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The United States Naval Academy is a federal service academy in Annapolis, Maryland, United States established in 1845 under Secretary of the Navy George Bancroft. It replaced Philadelphia Naval Asylum, in Philadelphia, that served as the first United States Naval Academy from 1838 to 1845 when the Naval Academy formed in Annapolis. The 338-acre campus is located on the former grounds of Fort Severn at the confluence of the Severn River and Chesapeake Bay 33 miles east of Washington, D.C. and 26 miles southeast of Baltimore. The entire campus is a National Historic Landmark and home to many historic sites, buildings, and monuments.

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01/01/1939
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Harris & Ewing, photographer
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Annapolis (Md.)38.97833, -76.49222
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Library of Congress
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