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"A Morning with Pops" - Ted Conover - Amherst Alumni Magazine

Ted Conover As a senior at Amherst college, Conover rode freight trains in the guise of a tramp for his senior thesis in anthropology. This ...

Published Article - aohlheiser - 2013-04-10 01:26

"Club Life Among Outcasts" - Josiah Flynt - Harper's

Josiah Flynt Flynt writes about the hierarchy and structure within the homeless or "tramp" community in the late nineteenth century. ...

Published Article - marshall - 2011-11-23 07:33

"Girdles the Globe Without a Cent" - Harry A. Franck - New York Times

Harry A. Franklin "I believe a man with a bit of energy and good health could start without money and make a journey around the globe. ...

Published Article - brookekroeger - 2012-07-23 10:32

"How Hobos Are Made" - Josiah Flynt - Los Angeles Times

A Specialist in the Evolution of the Tramp Josiah Flynt Josiah Flynt ...

Published Article - marshall - 2011-11-23 08:05

"How Men Become Tramps" - Josiah Flynt - The Century

Conclusions from Personal Experience as an Amateur Tramp Josiah Flynt ...

Published Article - marshall - 2012-08-08 09:09

"Railroad Slums" - Josiah Flynt - The Independent

Josiah Flynt Flynt writes about the "railroad life" led by tramps and robbers. He points out that this is a uniquely American ...

Published Article - marshall - 2011-11-23 07:35

"Tales Tramps Tell" - Josiah Flynt - Los Angeles Times

Their Wails of Woe Must Often Be Veritable Works of Arts Josiah Flynt In ...

Published Article - marshall - 2012-08-08 09:10

"The City Tramp" - Josiah Flynt - The Century

Josiah Flynt In this lengthy article, Flynt describes the diverse and varied ecology of tramping in urban areas. He explains that just like ...

Published Article - marshall - 2012-08-08 09:11

"The Tramp and the Railroads" - Josiah Flynt - The Century

Josiah Flynt This article by Flynt concentrates on a tramp's primary means of transportation: the railroads. Flynt gives an account of a ...

Published Article - marshall - 2012-08-08 09:17

"The Tramp at Home" - Josiah Flynt - The Century

Josiah Flynt In this account, Flynt describes in detail the week he spent tramping around upstate New York. While many of Flynt's ...

Published Article - marshall - 2012-08-08 09:12