• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • 8-18-03
  • Description
  • Drawing, with text. Hoboes communicated through a basic system of markings, a code through which they gave information, and warnings to others. From the 1880's up until World War Two, these markings could be found on curbs, fences, posts, sidewalks, buildings, trestles, bridge abutments, and other places to aid hoboes in finding help or steering them clear of trouble. Usually, these signs would be written in chalk or coal. Transportation--A St... more
    Drawing, with text. Hoboes communicated through a basic system of markings, a code through which they gave information, and warnings to others. From the 1880's up until World War Two, these markings could be found on curbs, fences, posts, sidewalks, buildings, trestles, bridge abutments, and other places to aid hoboes in finding help or steering them clear of trouble. Usually, these signs would be written in chalk or coal. Transportation--A Student's Historical Explanation; Studying the Great Depression through novels. 16 History; 15 Economics. less
  • Format
  • Hobo7