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Woody Guthrie and the Archive of American Folk Song: Correspondence, 1940-1950

highlights letters Guthrie wrote in the early 1940s after moving to New York City, where he pursued broadcasting and recording careers, met artists and social activists, and gained a reputation as a songwriter and performer. The site includes a biographical essay, a timeline of Guthrie's life, and an encoded finding aid of Guthrie materials at the Library of Congress. (Library of Congress)

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[Woody Guthrie, half-length portrait, facing front, playing guitar] New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Woody Guthrie

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