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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 ...

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 ...

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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.

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 ...

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 ...

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  ...

Hobo Culture – All Aboard: How Trains Shaped Small Town Iowa


Sign for the National Hobo Convention, courtesy of the Hobo Museum, Britt, Iowa. ... Tapestry made by The Texas Madman (a hobo) out of denim and is a history ...

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 ...

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 ...