Subject is exactly tramps
Among the most common of poses: journalists who elect to live as tramps, the homeless, or the abject poor.
Reporters encounter or inhabit the lives of very hard-laboring others.
Ted Conover's work revolves around immersion forays into a variety of subject areas, including America's hoboes, illegal immigration, prisons, Aspen, Colorado, and on the world's iconic roads.
Kit Coleman's series for the Toronto Daily Mail, cross-dressed as a tramp, reported from London's East End in 1892.