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    • "Hobo Years" Chapter 10

    • Snohomish (Wash.) -- History, Homeless persons
    • In chapter ten Patric decides to run away to become a hobo after suffering disappointment in love coupled with his bad experience with the camera promotion. Patric describes his reasons for believing his parents wouldn't worry about him leaving.
    • "Hobo Years" Chapter 11

    • Snohomish (Wash.) -- History, Homeless persons
    • In chapter eleven Patric encounters a hobo on his first extended train ride, and receives instruction on how to survive the basic challenges of train riding long distances. Contains mature language.
    • "Hobo Years" Chapter 14

    • Tacoma (Wash.) -- History, Homeless persons
    • In chapter fourteen Patric talks about the hobo tradition of 'riding the blinds,' and how it would soon be a thing of the past. Patric returns to the rails and continues to travel south.
    • 1914 Nesika

    • School Yearbooks
    • Brown softcover with faux linen finish. Black lettering and drawing of a Native American male. Printed by the Herald Press of Everett, Washington.
    • 1955 Nesika

    • School Yearbooks
    • Blue leatherette cover with blue embossed mountain lake design and white embossed lettering. Printed by Puget Press of Everett, Washington.
    • 1954 Nesika

    • School Yearbooks
    • Green leatherette cover with embossed lettering and design depicting a tall ship at sea.Printed by Puget Press of Everett, Washington. Engraving by the Everett Photo Engraving Co. of Everett, Washington.
    • 1957 Nesika

    • School Yearbooks
    • Gray faux canvas leatherette cover with white, teal, and fuchsia design depicting cartoon outlines of people.Produced by S. J. Priebe Bindery, Puget Press, Inc., Smith Company Covers, and Western Engraving and Colortype Company.
    • "Hobo Years" Chapter 09

    • Snohomish (Wash.) -- History
    • In chapter nine Patric tells about what a scam the Content turned out to be for the Lord Chesterfield school. Patric also relates the end of his dealings with the tobacco company's coupons. Confusingly, this draft offers two completely different...
    • "Hobo Years" Chapter 08

    • Snohomish (Wash.) -- History
    • In chapter eight Patric and his friends go fishing for trout in a nearby creek. After finishing for the day, the group goes to a 'cave' under Second Street to cook their fish. Patric tells of the group's initial discovery the cave. Patric also...
    • "Hobo Years" Chapter 05

    • Snohomish (Wash.) -- History, Child labor--United States
    • In chapter five Patric talks about the various summer jobs he and his friends held. Patric relates an incident he witnessed while working at his father's general store when a Seattle restaurateur is scammed by a potato farmer.
    • "Hobo Years" Chapter 15

    • Vancouver (Wash.) -- History, Homeless persons
    • In chapter fifteen Patric leaves his train in Vancouver, Washington, on the advice of the train's fireman. Patric heads south through Portland, hitchhiking away from the city. He is picked up, and gets into a conversation about homesteading; from...
    • "Hobo Years" Chapter 13

    • Tacoma (Wash.) -- History, Homeless persons
    • In chapter thirteen Patric is saved from a possible early death by a stranger. The stranger turns out to be a local veterinarian with an unusual side business.
    • "Hobo Years" Chapter 12

    • Snohomish (Wash.) -- History, Homeless persons, Migrant labor
    • In chapter twelve Patric talks about how he prepared for his departure to ride the rails. He talks about the importance of traveling light versus the importance of planning ahead. Patric interacts with more hobos on the train. Upon reaching Tacoma,...
    • Autumn Porch

    • Snohomish (Wash.) -- History
    • John Patric stands on a porch talking to a young woman. This possibly depicts Franchon, Patric's love interest described in chapter six of "Hobo Years."


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