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Hobo - Wikipedia


History[edit]. Cutaway illustration of a hobo stove, an improvised portable heat- producing and cooking device, utilizing air convection.

Don't Call Them Bums: The Unsung History of America's Hard ...


Apr 16, 2015 ... According to Roger A. Bruns' 1980 book Knights of the Road: A Hobo History, hoboes helped build the very railroads they traveled on, as well ...

Riding the Rails - Wessels Living History Farm


If the farmer was generous, the hobo would mark the lane so that later hoboes would know this was a good place to beg. Millie Opitz remembers hoboes coming ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=History of Hobos&v=QsBPcf_Kv4M
Jun 13, 2008 ... Information on the hobos during the great depression this is not my video so no one sue me.

Hobo History - WorldPath


This book is a compilation of different aspects of Hobo History from the end of the Civil War until today. It does not go into specifics about any one person, except ...

Hoboes: Denizens of the Jungle - The Ultimate History Project


“Missing Inventor Found in Reno Hobo Jungle,” read the 1958 headline of the Tucson Daily Citizen. Elmer Meukel, a 41-year-old self-taught engineer, who ...

Little-Noticed Survival Lessons From History's Hobos And Vagabonds


Little-Noticed Survival Lessons From History's Hobos And Vagabonds. As long as man has organized into society, there have been those on the fringe.

The American Hobo - North Bank Fred


Both Allsop (1967) and Anderson view the hobo as occupying a unique position in American history and society, inheritors as Mathers (1973) asserts of a ...

61 Things I Learned At The National Hobo Convention - BuzzFeed


Aug 21, 2012 ... The town of Britt, Iowa, is known as the hobo capital of the world. ..... and hoboes- at-heart all strive to spread the culture and history of the hobo.

Hobos | Clarendon Hills Historical Society


Thoughts of late 19th century and early 20th century America frequently evoke images of the romantic life of the hobo. Unlike tramps or bums, who only worked  ...

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Hobo History - HoboJeepers - Tripod


The name "Hobo" first started appearing in the early 1800's. Before the Civil War many hobos had taken to the rails as a way of life. Around the time of the Civil ...

Hobo 1894: Hard Times in America - EyeWitness to History


Hobo, 1894. Hard Times in America. Printer Friendly Version >>>. In the period from 1893 to 1896 America suffered a severe economic meltdown that was ...

Riding The Rails


A Social and Cultural History of the American Hobo.