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

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Jun 13, 2008 ... Information on the hobos during the great depression this is not my video so no one sue me.

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 ...

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 - 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 ...

Riding The Rails


A Social and Cultural History of the American 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  ...

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 ...

Interview with Todd DePastino, author of Citizen Hobo: How a ...


"Todd DePastino has produced a fascinating history of the American hobo. ... More accurately the tramp, the hobo, and the bum represent three historical stages ...

New-school riders follow in tracks of the American hobo | Al Jazeera ...


Aug 24, 2014 ... Today the Hobo King's role — and that of the annual festival, held in the town since 1900 — is largely curatorial: keeping the history and ...

Popular Q&A
Q: What is the history of hobos.
A: A hobo is a migratory worker or homeless vagabond. The population of hobos increased during the Great Depression era of the 1930s. With no work and no prospects... Read More »
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Q: What is hobo history.
A: hobo history is the history of hobos so next time you see one don't be mean to him/her because they might have some kind of weapon with them and shoot you so be... Read More »
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Q: Sources for Hobo history?
A: I love this subculture also. There are so many different facets to it. A lot of what I know is directed in the punk/squatter community. I have a lot of friends ... Read More »
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Hobo History Today - the hobo times


Oweing to their aversion to authority figures, hobos are largely undocumented in American history, which has contributed to their elusive character. Unfortunately ...

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 ...