|In the winter of 1931, three Bums and myself began to see California by a I-O-U. About twenty-five cents among the four of us. Sleeping
in the most comfortable box-cars in the Southern Pacific Railroad yard. There were no hotels in the city of Los Angeles, for the price we
had to pay. Twenty-five cents would only pay for one in a common flop-house. >>more...>>
Title: Bumming in California…
Author: McDaniel, Eluard Luchell
Publication: The Viking Press
Publisher: The Viking Press
Notes: New York: The Viking Press, 1937, p. 112-118.
Copyright 1937 by the Guilds' Committee for Federal Writers' Publications, Inc.