Teenage Hoboes in the Great Depression


Subject:
United States History , Transportation , The Great Depression , Railroads

Description:
Small presentation about the "over 250,000 young people [who] left home [during the Great Depression] in hope and desperation and began riding freight trains or hitchhiking across America." Topics include railroads during the Depression era, the Civilian Conservation Corps, food and shelter, and art related to hobo life. Includes a bibliography. From the National Heritage Museum, an American history museum founded and supported by Scottish Rite Freemasons.

Publisher:
National Heritage Museum

Language:
English

Source:
https://www.nationalheritagemuseum.org/Default.aspx?tabid=405


PID= res:lii-24207