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"[...]Overcoming a sensitive dread of being looked upon as an eccentric poseur, I purchased a workingman's suit of blue jeans, coarse shoes, and slouch hat, costing about four dollars, and became a voluntary wandering student in the haunts of the homeless and penniless. I did not intend at first to investigate further than my own home city, Denver, but the demand reaching out, I felt compelled in the months of February and March, 1909, to visit Chicago, New York, and Washington. My visit to those cities being made exceedingly prominent by the Associated Press I received on my return home over one thousand letters from all parts of the country, and not a few from the Old World. I awakened to the fact that my plea for a Municipal Emergency Home for the city of Denver had become a national-yes, a world wide-issue. Many of these letters, -from the North, the East, the South and the[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 10.41mm | 335.66g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507547811
  • 9781507547816