Watercolor dogFrom The Gentle Art of Tramping by Stephen Graham, D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1926, p. 7:

The commonest distress of hoboes is thinness of sole.

On a related topic, Hobo Quilts, a book of quilt blocks based on Depression-era Hobo code, is something else. Check out one woman’s efforts in turning book to blanket.

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