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Warehousing the Needy

  The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 14, 1913 How well society we, all of 'us have conserved human health and life for the responsibilities of today and tomorrow ,is marked by monuments to man's inhumanity to man in every state and cbunty of this...

Hobo’s Are Not Tramps

The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) May 01, 1913, HOBOES ARE NOT TRAMPS, AS PEOPLE THINK- THEY'RE THE RESULT OF GREED OE CAPITAL BY JANE WHITAKER I am going to tell you of one of the greatest evils inflicted by capital ism upon labor. There are over a million hoboes in the...

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 the new...

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 because...

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 price...

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 Birthday will be...