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William "Moose" Irwin, Los Angeles, 1930-1935
Date Created and/or Issued
[between 1930-1935]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
William Fletcher "Moose" Irwin or "Bill Irwin" joined the Navy at the age of 16 in 1929. He served on the U.S.S Chicago from 1929-1935. He was the fleet heavy weight boxing champ in the early 1930's. He left in 1935 to box professionally, probably in Los Angeles. He was part of the heavyweight division.
William "Moose" Irwin in a boxing pose on a battleship possibly.
Text from negative sleeve: Irwin, William (Moose) Boxer.
Handwritten on negative: William (Moose) Irwin
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Battleships--American--California--Los Angeles
Boxing--California--Los Angeles
Irwin, William Fletcher, 1913-1989
United States. Navy
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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