Breakfast Club - Hobos of the Great Depression

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Presented by Stearns History Museum at Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN

Aug 14 2019
Breakfast Club - Hobos of the Great Depression

Connie Lounsbury a local author of A Hobo’s Wish, Thrift Shoes, and Fatal Flaws speaks about hobos during the Great Depression.

How did people survive when hundreds of thousands of people were unemployed with no jobs available? How did a 14-year-old boy survive when his father told him to leave home because they couldn’t afford to feed him anymore?  This was real life in the 1930s.  What can we learn from that time in our history?

Connie Lounsbury’s presentation is educational and entertaining as she talks about a time in American history that too many people know little about.  She dresses in costume and brings

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Museum admission is $7 for adults, $3 for children, with a family rate that caps out at $17.  Members are free.  Membership packages are also available for purchase.

Contact: 320-253-8424


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Additional time info:

Wed., August 14 at 10 a.m.
Refreshments will be served.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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