"A No. 1" is Leon Ray Livingston (1872-1944) one of the most famous hobos who ever lived. He wrote and self-published many books on hobo culture and train travel.
The Adventures of a Female Tramp
by A-No. 1
Garrett County Press Digital
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First published in 1914, this detailed account of female hobos is a rare and beautiful example of early American storytelling. The Adventures of a Female Tramp is social history, presenting vagabond underground culture with humor, excitement and a flare for the dramatic. Each of the cross-country adventures are told by "the famous hobo" A. No. 1 who authored several books about tramping, including From Coast to Coast with Jack London, which inspired the 1973 movie Emperor of the North.