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Josiah Flynt
Here, Flynt talks about the large number of adolescent boys that adopt tramp-life.
Conclusions from Personal Experience as an Amateur Tramp
Josiah Flynt
Half literary and half sociological, in this article Flynt describes the different ways in which men and boys enter into the tramping lifestyle. Flynt identifies jails and reform schools as common recruiting grounds for tramps.
Josiah Flynt
Although based on Flynt's actual experiences, this piece was published in Harper's as fiction. It tells the story of Cigarette (Flynt's tramp name) who runs into an old and dying friend in San Francisco, who asks him for one last favor: to bring his boy Jamie back East.
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