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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
Genre
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
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
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357354
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.5/68
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HV4504
LC item number
.W96 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West
Label
Hoboes : bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West, Mark Wyman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocm366469010
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
336 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780809030217
Lccn
2009020834
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)366469010
  • (Sirsi) a1041455
Label
Hoboes : bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West, Mark Wyman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocm366469010
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
336 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780809030217
Lccn
2009020834
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)366469010
  • (Sirsi) a1041455

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