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Author Wyman, Mark.
Title Hoboes : bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West / Mark Wyman.
Publication Info. New York : Hill and Wang, 2010.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 3  305.5 W    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description 336 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Great expectations -- "Wheat farms and hoboes go together" -- The Western hobo -- "Labor shortage menace" in the Northwest -- The Northwest becomes an orchard -- Hoboes battling forest fires -- King cotton moves West -- The "Cotton West" reaches Arizona -- "Beeters" -- The California garden -- Mexicans, Wobblies, war -- Arrival of the "gasoline tramps."
Subject Tramps -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Migrant labor -- West (U.S.) -- History.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1860-1890.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1890-1945.
Added Title Bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West
ISBN 9780809030217 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0809030217 (hbk. : alk. paper)