Faces & Places of Yesterday Naval Academy Graduation in 1917 Aug 21, 2016 This great old photo shows graduation festivities at the Naval Academy back in 1917. What a stunning photo. Annapolis, Maryland, 1917. “Graduation exercises, U.S. Naval Academy.” Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. Source: Shorpy This was also cross-posted on our sister-site, Cool Old Photos. Ghosts of Baltimore via EmailWant to get our great content sent to you by email? Sign up here and we'll stay in touch!