"Photograph shows a black hobo, or 'gentleman of the road', as they were called back then. This man is setup at camp, looks like he just got done eating. Photo dates to around 1935 during the Great Depression era. This is part of the photo collection of Dorothea Lange, freelance government photographer."
Arthur Jackson known as Peg Leg Sam (December 18, 1911-October 27, 1977) was a country blues harmonicist, singer and comedian. He recorded "Fox Chase" and "John Henry", and worked in medicine shows. He gained his nickname following an accident whilst hoboing in 1930.