Tramps

Bindlestiffs, Hoboes, Sundowners, Swaggers, Swagmen, Vagabonds, Vagrants

Defined in Library of Congress Authorities list as persons who travel about from place to place living on occasional jobs or gifts of money and food.

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Date: 1993 From: Scott, Thomas 1947- :Editorial cartoons. 4 October - 24 December 1993 Ref: H-113-060 Description: Shows a tramp foraging in a rubbish bin and pulling out a piece of Christmas cake. He remarks to his companion who is lying on the ground that the scraps ar...
Date: 1993 From: Wairea, James fl 1990s :New Truth & TV Extra cartoons. 2 July - 13 August 1993 Ref: H-070-006 Description: Shows 2 tramps boiling a billy over a camp fire beside a billboard, which reads "Tomorrow is here". Refers to the increasing numbers of disadvantaged people...
Date: 1935 - 1936 From: Reeve, Alan 1910-1962 :[Album no. 1. 1910-1939]. Ref: E-409-q-035-1 Description: Shows a man sitting on a seat smoking a pipe Inscriptions: Recto - right of image - On Dec 28 `36 left for Bourke. To stay on Uncle Herb O'Malley's Sheep st...
Date: 1964 By: Morrow, Joy, active 1960s-1995; Sullivan, James, 1946- Ref: PAColl-4792 Description: Joy Morrow's children giving Russian Jack biscuits at a place called Rongokokako, about 5kms from Eketahuna in 1964 Quantity: 2 colour original photographic...
Date: 1983 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923-:Editorial cartoons Ref: C-125-026 Description: Robert Muldoon as a tramp, beaming as he reads a newspaper headline 'Two golds for NZ. Brazillian billions?" He has dollar signs in his eyes Quantity: 1 ori...
Date: 5, 12, 19 October & 11 November 1992 - 05 Oct 1992 - 11 Nov 1992 From: Otago Women and Work - Paid and Unpaid Oral History Project By: Hamilton, Janet Haining, 1907-2003; Gallagher, Jacqueline, active 1992 Ref: OHInt-0148/06 Description: Janet Haining Hamilton (Jenny) (nee Gibson) born at Shawhead, Dumfries-shire, Scotland. Aged 4 yrs when family came to New Zealand, travelling on the `Ionic'...
Date: 1913 From: Various artists :[Thirty original cartoons drawn for the "New Zealand truth" by Will Hope, Tom Glover, Mac, Pac (or Pas), G (Tom Glover?). ca 1910-1920]. By: Mac (Artist), active 1913 Ref: B-128-040 Description: Shows a plump middle-aged woman talking to a raggedly-dressed unkempt man, beside a notice on the wall, entitled "Wellington Corporation Tramways wreck". Th...
Cousins, Thomas Selby, 1840-1897 :Swagmen's hut on the Hokitika Road. 1875.
Date: 1875 From: Illustrated New Zealand herald, 1868-1883. Dunedin. By: Cousins, Thomas Selby, 1840-1897; Illustrated New Zealand Herald (Newspaper) Ref: PUBL-0047-1875-098-08 Description: A swagman in broad-brimmed hat, smoking a pipe, seated on the ground in front of a fireplace, his billy suspended on a bar above a fire. His swag and walking...
Macpherson, Margaret (Photographer) :Russian Jack
Date: 1960 By: Macpherson, Margaret, active 1960-2001 Ref: PA12-2130 Description: Ivan Kruman, also known as Russian Jack, photographed on the road near Waituna West, Manawatu, by district nurse Margaret Macpherson, circa 1960. This trans...
Date: ca 1960 By: Macpherson, Margaret, active 1960-2001; Henderson, James Herbert, 1918-2005 Ref: 1/4-020318 Description: Photograph of Ivan Kruman, also known as Russian Jack, taken c1960 on the road near Waituna West, Manawatu. Photographer was district nurse Margaret Macpher...
Date: Jul 1949 By: Brown, William Edward, active 1949 Ref: qMS-0283 Description: Includes a section on local Maori place names. Locality is on the northern outskirts of Christchurch. Includes sections on early land subdivision; industries...
Date: [ca 1866-1880], n d By: Russell, John, 1832-1918? Ref: MS-Papers-0959 Description: Gives prices current for sheep and cattle on the West Coast in 1866; account of life on a sheep station near Lake Sumner; the author's search for a wife. Als...
Date: 1888-1925 By: Cox, James, 1846-1925 Ref: MS-Papers-4296 Description: Day to day record of the life of an immigrant who worked as a mill hand and farm labourer Publication - Diaries published with commentary as `Nearly out of ...
Date: 1978 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.); Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 Ref: B-135-394 Description: This cartoon is set in an office where people are discussing how to promote New Zealand's case to Europe and Britain. A scruffy man wearing a sandwich board ...
Date: 1924 By: Lindsay, Lionel Arthur (Sir), 1874-1961 Ref: A-063-006 Description: Two swagmen meeting on a path in cleared and possibly burned forest, both with pipes in their mouths. The smaller and older bent man on the right has a small...
Date: 1892 - 1893 From: Hodgkins, William Mathew 1833-1898 :[Sketchbooks] 1890-1893 Ref: E-315-q-6-028 Description: A standing profile portrait of a man in working clothes, hat pulled down over his eyes Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil 151 x 251 mm.
Date: 1905 - 1915 By: Lindsay, Lionel Arthur (Sir), 1874-1961; Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918 Ref: A-037-006 Description: A man, possibly a swagman, in an overgrown garden putting bottles into a sack behind a hotel labelled Fig Tree. A garden shed is to the left and another tall...
Date: 1916 By: Lindsay, Lionel Arthur (Sir), 1874-1961; Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918 Ref: A-037-003 Description: Standing portrait of an elderly man, his hat held out in his right hand, a bandage tied around his forehead, his eyes closed Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s). ...
Date: 07 Feb 1971 From: Open Country Sound Recordings Ref: OHInt-0002/342 Description: A strange old man who lived in an ancient hut in a bit of scrub at the back of Maidstone Park, Upper Hutt, when virtually all the Hutt Valley was open countr...
Date: 11 Jan 1973 From: Open Country Sound Recordings Ref: OHInt-0002/463 Description: Access Contact - see oral history librarian Venue - Wellington Interviewer(s) - Jim Henderson, presenter Venue - NZBC Studios, Wellington Arrangement: Tape...