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The Resource Hoboes : bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West, Mark Wyman

Hoboes : bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West, Mark Wyman

Label
Hoboes : bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West
Title
Hoboes
Title remainder
bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West
Statement of responsibility
Mark Wyman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A revisionist history of the American West traces how the railroad led to new agricultural opportunities, including the migrations of innumerable harvest workers who contributed to the region's settlement and fledgling economy
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wyman, Mark
Dewey number
305.5/68
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tramps
  • Migrant labor
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
Label
Hoboes : bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West, Mark Wyman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
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."
Control code
ocn366469010
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
336 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780809030217
Lccn
2009020834
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)366469010
Label
Hoboes : bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West, Mark Wyman
Publication
Bibliography note
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."
Control code
ocn366469010
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
336 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780809030217
Lccn
2009020834
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)366469010

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