Full Credits

featuring
in order of appearance

Adolph Vandertie
Leslie Umberger
Clifford Wallach
Rick Vandertie
Nancy Van Veen
Ruth DeYoung Kohler
Robert Rivett
Connecticut Tootsie
Birdman

executive producers
Arketype
Jim Rivett

producer
Shelly Young

director
Jim Rivett

writers
Shelly Young
Jim Rivett

associate producers
Paul Meinke

Irene Daniell Kress

Sharon Resch
Adolph Vandertie
Richard & Lynn Vandertie
Ron & Colleen Weyers

Jason Davis
Bobbie Fredericks
Shari Kangas
Rick Kump
Ashley Throw
DeGaull Vang

production designer
Jim Rivett

art direction
Jason Davis
Jim Rivett
Shelly Young

directors of photography
Dave Ames
Ames Production Services

James Parish
Parish Digital Cinema

videographers
Dave Ames
Jason Davis
Rick Kump
Michael Leschifin
James Parish
Reanna Reimer
DeGaull Vang

video editors
Jason Davis
Rick Kump
DeGaull Vang

field recordists
David Ames
Jason Davis
Andrew Pigeon
Rio Mae Vang

musical talent scouts
Jim Rivett
Paul Meinke
Tm Lorenson

music supervisor
Ashley Throw

sound editors
Ashley Throw
Jason Davis

audio engineer
Andrew Pigeon

recording engineers
John Croarkin
Mark LaMar Plopper
Kenny Wilson

musicians
Ruby Amanfu
Sam Brooker
John Croarkin
Ethel
pat mAcdonald
Adam MacKintosh
Paul Meinke
melaniejane
Mary Patterson
Jill Sobule
Victoria Vox
Kenny Wilson

studios
Kenny’s House of Sound
Made Ya Look
The Apartment

photographers
Kris Maz
Katy Parins Gray
Jim Rivett
Sandra Shackelford
Dan Surin

animation artist
DeGaull Vang

project manager
Shari Kangas

unit production manager
Gregg Schneider

production accountant
Kurt Anderson

production assistants
Shadia Cook
Bobbie Fredericks
JoAnn Reimer
Reanna Reimer
Patty Van Den Huevel

graphic designers
Tami Anundsen
Luis Avalos
Jesse Mitchell
Ben Strenski
Laura Treichl

web designers
Luis Avalos
Jason Davis
DeGaull Vang

illustrator
Robb Mommaerts

promotional copywriters
Carol Cassell
Ross Mollet

graphics production
Mark Anderson
Ben Strenski

publicist
Danielle Garnier

promotions
Carol Cassell
Ray Faccio
Susan Finco
Bobbie Fredericks

apparel design
Ben Strenski

human resources
Steve Motl

grip
Carl Whitney

production interns
Matt Day
Chris Mueller
Scott Warren

always there to open the door
Terry and Mary Vandertie

hobo connection
Tracy and Chad Goltz

willing to work for free
Hobo at Heart Shadia

hobo host extraordinaire
Pasta Man Pete

ray of sunshine
Milda Davis

tramp art scout
Hobo Alley Cat Jim

hobo barrister
Tom Lorenson

hobo diva
Catherine the Great Ho

historical photos and film
courtesy of the
National Railroad Museum

courtesy of the
Neville Public Museum of Brown County

Otter Stiller Collection
of the
Neville Public Museum of Brown County

Henry Lefebvre Collection
of the
Neville Public Museum of Brown County

Horner/Plott/Leiterman Family Film,
Neville Public Museum of Brown County

Neville Public Museum of Brown County

The National Railroad Museum
Green Bay, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Historical Society

Chicago Daily News
negatives collection
Chicago Historical Society

Parish Digital Cinema
Green Bay, Wisconsin

Stock footage provided by
Getty Images

Michael Dionne

George Waas

special thanks
Terry and Mary Vandertie and Family
Nancy and Jake Van Veen and Family
Rick and Lynn Vandertie
David Vandertie
The Extended Vandertie and
Van Veen Families

Sharon Resch
Ron and Colleen Weyers

Jane Bianco
Ruth DeYoung Kohler
Larry Donoval
Amy Ruffo
Leslie Umberger
John Michael Kohler Arts Center
Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Clifford A. Wallach
Tramp Art, Folk Art & Americana
Greenwich, Connecticut

Larry Lamalfa
Jeanine Mead
Louise Pfotenhauer
Eugene Umberger
Neville Public Museum of Brown County
Green Bay, Wisconsin

Annette Aubinger
Michael Aubinger
Ashwaubenon Historical Society
Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin

Sara Connor
Camp Five Museum Foundation
Laona, Wisconsin

Daniel Liedtke
Michael Telzrow
National Railroad Museum
Green Bay, Wisconsin

Terri Yoho
Kohler Foundation, Inc.

Wisconsin Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton

Honorable James Schmidt, Mayor
Green Bay, Wisconsin

Honorable Jim Nelson, Mayor
Britt, Iowa

Adolph’s Many Friends

Kurt Anderson
Megan Anderson
Tami Anundsen
Luis Avalos
Laura Baker
Vikki Baumler
Jason Davis
Ray Faccio
Bobbie Fredericks
Shari Kangas
Rick Kump
Kathleen Maccoux
Paul Meinke
Jesse Mitchell
Robb Mommaerts
Ross Mollet
Joann Reimer
Gregg Schneider
Ben Strenski
Ashley Throw
Laura Treichel
Patty Van Den Heuvel
Arketype, Inc

Ruby Amanfu
Catherine Ames
Mark Anderson
Pete Angilello
Jill Baker
Amanda Brooker
Sam Brooker
Kevin Brown
Barb Bushman
Wendy Bushman
Milda Davis
Mark Eliot
Julie Fossum
Lynette Gretzon
Carrie Goltz
Marge Hueckstaedt
Tiffany Hoffman
Wayne Hoffman
Joe Kaftan
Ken Kirschling
Jason Krings
Jolene Krings
Kalin LeBrun
Tom Lorenson
Barbara MacDonald
Bob MacDonald
pat mAcdonald
Adam MacKintosh
melaniejane
Michelle Mueller
Mary Patterson
Natalie Peterson
Nancy Reagan
Adi Redzic
Reanna Reimer
Jean Rivett
John Rivett
Robert Rivett
Yvonne Rivett
Julie Rolfson
Sandra Shackelford
Jill Sobule
Ben Strenski
Jerry Throw
George Tzsougros
Carole Van Brocklin
DeGaull Vang
Rio Mae Vang
Victoria Vox
Nancy Wallach
Mary Weed-Wheeler
Kenny Wilson
Jan Wos
Diane Young

National Hobo Convention
Britt, Iowa

Birdman
C. Coco “Connecticut Tootsie” De Young
Linda Hughes
Mary Jo “Dumpster Diver Driver” Hughes
Dennis “Hobo Santa” LeCount
Jo “Mama Jo” LeCount
Todd “Adman” Waters

Hobo Museum and Gift Shop
Britt, Iowa

Mary Jo’s Hobo House
Britt, Iowa

St. Mary’s of the Angels
Green Bay, Wisconsin

Residents of Britt, Iowa

The Union Hotel
De Pere, Wisconsin

 

Original Music

Out on the Rails
Words and Music by Victoria Vox

Performed by
Victoria Vox (Vocals, Ukulele)
pat mAcdonald (Cigar Box Guitar)

Recorded in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Engineered by Made Ya Look
2008 OBUS Music / ASCAP

Hobo Soup
Words and Music by
Jill Sobule and Ethel

Performed by Jill Sobule and Ethel

Recorded in New York, New York
2008 ASCAP

Just Boxes, Ya Know
Music by pat mAcdonald and melaniejane

Performed by
pat mAcdonald (Cigar Box Guitar)
melaniejane (Cello)

Recorded in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Engineered by Made Ya Look
Publisher: Fingerjig Music / BMI

trampArt
Music by pat mAcdonald and melaniejane

Performed by
pat mAcdonald (Cigar Box Guitar)
melaniejane (Cello)

Recorded in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Engineered by Made Ya Look
Publisher: Fingerjig Music / BMI

hobo harp
Music by pat mAcdonald

Preformed by
pat mAcdonald

Recorded in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Engineered by Made Ya Look
Publisher: Fingerjig Music / BMI

Mont Blacon Blues
Courtesy of Killer Tracks/Universal Music Publishing

My Sweet Adeline
Music by melaniejane
Performed by melaniejane

Recorded in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Engineered by Made Ya Look
Publisher: Loudflower / ASCAP

What Do I Do Now
Written by Sam Brooker & Ruby Amanfu

Instrumentation and Vocals by
Sam Brooker and Ruby Amanfu

Drums by Nate Blackstone
Bass by Mike Majette
Cello by Devin Malone
Violin by Caitlin Evanson

Artist Revolution Publishing
Rooby Toons Publishing, ASCAP

Produced, Mixed, and Mastered
by Sam & Ruby
in The Apartment

Storytellers
Music by pat mAcdonald

Performed by
pat mAcdonald

Recorded in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Engineered by Made Ya Look
Publisher: Fingerjig Music / BMI

Cigar-diddy
Music by pat mAcdonald

Performed by pat mAcdonald

Recorded in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Engineered by Made Ya Look
Publisher: Fingerjig Music / BMI

Goodnight & Goodbye
Music by melaniejane

Performed by
Melaniejane

Recorded in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Engineered by Made Ya Look
Publisher: Loudflower / ASCAP (correction)

Wishful Thoughts
Courtesy of Killer Tracks/Universal Music Publishing

Amazing Grace
Composer John Newton
Arrangement by Kenny Wilson

Performed by
Kenny Wilson

Dobro by Kenny Wilson

Produced by Kenny Wilson
Engineered by Kenny Wilson
Kenny’s House of Sound, Apple Valley, Minnesota

Westbound Train
Music and Lyrics by Mary Patterson
Arrangement by Kenny Wilson and
Mary Patterson

Performed by
Mary Patterson

Acoustic Guitar & Dobro by Kenny Wilson
Mandolin by Jeff Midkiff
Upright Bass by Ian Allison

Engineered by Kenny Wilson
Kenny’s House of Sound, Apple Valley,
Minnesota

Hobotrain
Music by pat mAcdonald & melaniejane

Performed by
Pat mAcdonald (Harmonica)
melaniejane (Cello)

Recorded in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Engineered by Made Ya Look
Publisher: Fingerjig Music / BMI

Blood Brother
Music by John Croarkin

Performed by John Croarkin

Recorded in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Engineered by Made Ya Look

Concoctions
Music by melaniejane

Performed by melaniejane

Recorded in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Engineered by Made Ya Look
Publisher: Loudflower / ASCAP

The Final Wait
Courtesy of Killer Tracks/Universal Music Publishing

Tribute
Music by melaniejane

Performed by melaniejane

Recorded in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Engineered by Made Ya Look
Publisher: Loudflower / ASCAP

Rambling Westbound
Words and Music by pat mAcdonald

Performed by
pat mAcdonald

Produced by pat mAcdonald
Recorded in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Engineered by Made Ya Look
Publisher: Fingerjig Music / BMI

Back to Britt
Music by pat mAcdonald and melaniejane

Performed by pat mAcdonald (Cigar Box Guitar)
melaniejane (Cello)

Recorded in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Engineered by Made Ya Look
Publisher: Fingerjig Music / BMI

Jig
Music by melaniejane

Performed by melaniejane

Recorded in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Engineered by Made Ya Look
Publisher: Loudflower / ASCAP

Steamtrain
Words and Music by Adam MacKintosh

Performed by
Adam MacKintosh

Produced by Adam MacKintosh
Recorded in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
2008 ASCAP

No Regrets
Music by melaniejane

Performed by melaniejane

Recorded in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Engineered by Made Ya Look
Publisher: Loudflower / ASCAP

I Dreamed
Music by melaniejane

Performed by melaniejane

Recorded in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Engineered by Made Ya Look
Publisher: Loudflower / ASCAP

Heaven’s My Home
Written by Ruby Amanfu & Katie Herzig

Instrumentation and Vocals by
Sam Brooker and Ruby Amanfu

Drums by Nate Blackstone
Bass by Mike Majette
Cello by Devin Malone
Violin by Caitlin Evanson

Guest Vocal by Jeremy Lister

Rooby Tunes Publishing
Famous Music Publishing
KatieHerzig Music
Music Guru Publishing, ASCAP

Produced, Mixed, and Mastered
by Sam & Ruby
in The Apartment

 

All Vandertie family photos used with permission.

All historical photos and film used with permission.

© 2009 Arketype, Inc.
All Rights Reserved