Site Investigation Report

Names & Aliases
Britt, Iowa (Primary)
Addresses
Britt, Iowa 50423 Primary
Classification
Type: festival site   Use: Current   Period: Great Migration (1910 - 1940)   Style: none defined   Dates (from/to): 1900 - open   Related Features: none defined
Property Ownership
Mixed
Filed Under
homeless persons
outsiders
migrants
social outcasts
folk beliefs
festivals

Investigator's Field Report

General Description
Britt, Iowa (population approximately 2000) is the site of the National Hobo Convention, held first in 1900, and annually since 1934. 

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Cross-References to Related Investigations

Related Sites
National Hobo Museum (Structure, is contained within / contains)
National Hobo Memorial and Cemetery (Site/Landscape, is contained within / contains)
Related Historical Events
National Hobo Convention (festivals, was the location of / took place at)
Related Persons of Interest
None