Hobo’ Publish a Paper

The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) June 09, 1913, Image and text provided by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL The first number of the “Hobo News, dedicated to the interests ofthe hoboes of America, was published Saturday. The editor of...

Golden Rule Jones

The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) January 06, 1917, COCHRAN’S COMMENT THE HOBO. Golden Rule Jones used to tell a story that might help Jack Lait and others understand the hobo. Once a man got out of work in a small town. Not because he didn’t want to work, but...

Strike Breakers

The day book. (Chicago, Ill August 31, 1916 Strikebreaking agencies are finding it ‘mighty hard to get strikebreakers for duty in case the threat of a  railroad strike becomes a reality. Tempting offers are being made to land the men who are out of jobs. A big...

Hobo’s Publish Paper

The day book. (Chicago, Ill.)June 09, 1913, HOBOES PUBLISH PAPER The first number of the “Hobo News, dedicated to the interests of the hoboes of America, was published Saturday. The editor of the new paper is Dr.Axel Gustafson, the assistant editorsare S. F....

King of Hobo’s tells Hobo’s to write home

“WRITE HOME” ORDER OF HOBO KING WILL GLADDEN MANY MOTHER! Letter Writing Scheme of Head of the ‘Hobo Union Is Most Novel Way of Celebrating Washington’s Birthday 400,000 Wandering Sons to Tell a the Folks at Home Where They Ate. Washington’s...