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Topic: woody guthrie

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Letter from Alan Lomax to Woody Guthrie, July 15, 1940

Letter from Alan Lomax to Woody Guthrie, July 15, 1940

Recommends Alliance Press as publisher for Guthrie's autobiography. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. late July 1940

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. late July 1940

Guthrie acknowledges receipt of July 15, 1940 letter from Lomax, and will look up the representative of Alliance Press. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Essay from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. November 1940

Essay from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. November 1940

Essay about elections in general, with some personal notes, written on tissue paper used in wrapping goods. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Columbia, ca. June 17, 1942

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Columbia, ca. June 17, 1942

Requests audition. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Alan Lomax to Woody Guthrie, July 26, 1940

Letter from Alan Lomax to Woody Guthrie, July 26, 1940

All Guthrie's letters are being filed for posterity; regrets "Pretty Boy Floyd" omitted from Guthrie's Victor album. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, September 17, 1940

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, September 17, 1940

Account of doings and odds and ends. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. December 1941

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. December 1941

Supplies names of Bonneville Power Administration contacts, and requests blank aluminum discs. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Alan Lomax to Woody Guthrie, February 4, 1941

Letter from Alan Lomax to Woody Guthrie, February 4, 1941

Misses Guthrie on "Back Where I Come From"; asks permission to use several songs [for Ballad Hunter records]; doesn't know how he can help re. the Tom Joad business [which Guthrie wrote about ca. January 1941].... more

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. January 1941

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. January 1941

Written from Columbia, California, an old gold mining town; has decided he wants to "put the works to the man for printing the Tom Joad song." (Downes and Siegmeister, A Treasury of American Song, published Nov... more

Statement of Permission from Woody Guthrie to Library of Congress, March 9, 1942

Statement of Permission from Woody Guthrie to Library of Congress, Mar...

Statement of Permission authorizing the Library of Congress to release his recording of "Gypsy Davy;" includes the handwritten note "Beat the Axis." External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, June 7, 1942

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, June 7, 1942

Offers the Library of Congress a recently found manuscript collection of 200 of his songs, sung on the air in Los Angeles, in return for typed copies. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Victor, ca. June 17, 1942

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Victor, ca. June 17, 1942

Requests audition. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Almanac Singers, June 19, 1942

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Almanac Singers, June 19, 1942

Sent to Detroit; says he is enclosing requested song "Goin' Away to Sea." External display permitted by Guthrie family

Statement of Permission from Woody Guthrie to Library of Congress, October 2, 1942

Statement of Permission from Woody Guthrie to Library of Congress, Oct...

Statement of Permission authorizing the Library of Congress to release his recording of "Gypsy Davy," with Guthrie's signature on a Library-typed form, dated October 2, 1942. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Alan Lomax to Woody Guthrie, July 9, 1942

Letter from Alan Lomax to Woody Guthrie, July 9, 1942

Suggests person to contact at Decca; odds and ends of news. External display permitted by Guthrie family

[Woody Guthrie, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, playing a guitar that has a sticker attached reading: This Machine Kills Fascists] / World Telegram photo by Al Aumuller.

[Woody Guthrie, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, playing a ...

NYWT&S staff photograph. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Letter from Duncan Emrich to Woody Guthrie, March 26, 1946

Letter from Duncan Emrich to Woody Guthrie, March 26, 1946

Tells Guthrie they don't have any more of the catalogs he'd requested, but supplies him the bibliographic data. Wants Guthrie to record more songs for the Library of Congress. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Duncan Emrich to Woody Guthrie, April 12, 1946

Letter from Duncan Emrich to Woody Guthrie, April 12, 1946

Asks for estimate on how many songs Guthrie wants to record, so that supplies may be ordered. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Duncan Emrich, September 8, 1950

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Duncan Emrich, September 8, 1950

Again offers to record more songs for the Library of Congress. Mentions enclosing Centralia Ballad books. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Duncan Emrich to Woody Guthrie, October 2, 1950

Letter from Duncan Emrich to Woody Guthrie, October 2, 1950

The budget has been cut back tightly, and there are no more funds to record Guthrie; no change in the situation in the near future is expected. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, January 22, 1941

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, January 22, 1941

Account of trip from New York to California; miscellaneous personal news. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, January 22, 1941

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, January 22, 1941

Account of trip from New York to California; miscellaneous personal news. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, September 8, 1941

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, September 8, 1941

Postcard from Portland while on tour with the Almanac Singers [not mentioned specifically]. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, September 8, 1941

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, September 8, 1941

Postcard from Portland while on tour with the Almanac Singers [not mentioned specifically]. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. April 1941

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. April 1941

Says he has been singing for various groups; tells Lomax to look up Sarah Ogan [Gunning]; encloses two songs: "Farther Along" (Guthrie parody--earliest version of "I've Got to Know"--dated 3-41) and "The Final ... more

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. April 1941

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. April 1941

Says he has been singing for various groups; tells Lomax to look up Sarah Ogan [Gunning]; encloses two songs: "Farther Along" (Guthrie parody--earliest version of "I've Got to Know"--dated 3-41) and "The Final ... more

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, February 20, 1941

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, February 20, 1941

Regrets "Back Where I Come From" is off the air; wired Nick [Ray] about getting back on the show, but the reply was "it was all off." Asks about Pete Seeger; is house-hunting, gives other odds and ends of detai... more

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, February 20, 1941

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, February 20, 1941

Regrets "Back Where I Come From" is off the air; wired Nick [Ray] about getting back on the show, but the reply was "it was all off." Asks about Pete Seeger; is house-hunting, gives other odds and ends of detai... more

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, January 13, 1941

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, January 13, 1941

Postcard from California, received January 17, 1941: "I'm down here -- really down." Features image of cowboy and lyrics to "A Cowboy's Life," with handwritten comment about which Lomax cowboy songbook contains... more

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, January 13, 1941

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, January 13, 1941

Postcard from California, received January 17, 1941: "I'm down here -- really down." Features image of cowboy and lyrics to "A Cowboy's Life," with handwritten comment about which Lomax cowboy songbook contains... more

Vote for Bloat

Vote for Bloat

Essay on elections in general, and those he witnessed around Okemah (Oklahoma). External display permitted by Guthrie family

Vote for Bloat

Vote for Bloat

Essay on elections in general, and those he witnessed around Okemah (Oklahoma). External display permitted by Guthrie family

Vote for Bloat

Vote for Bloat

Essay on elections in general, and those he witnessed around Okemah (Oklahoma). External display permitted by Guthrie family

Vote for Bloat

Vote for Bloat

Essay on elections in general, and those he witnessed around Okemah (Oklahoma). External display permitted by Guthrie family

Vote for Bloat

Vote for Bloat

Essay on elections in general, and those he witnessed around Okemah (Oklahoma). External display permitted by Guthrie family

Vote for Bloat

Vote for Bloat

Essay on elections in general, and those he witnessed around Okemah (Oklahoma). External display permitted by Guthrie family

Vote for Bloat

Vote for Bloat

Essay on elections in general, and those he witnessed around Okemah (Oklahoma). External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, February 15, 1941

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, February 15, 1941

From Los Angeles; Guthrie thinks he has gotten his old radio program back; wants to help Alan with his work in the Library of Congress by helping to collect material. External display permitted by Guthrie family

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, February 15, 1941

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, February 15, 1941

From Los Angeles; Guthrie thinks he has gotten his old radio program back; wants to help Alan with his work in the Library of Congress by helping to collect material. External display permitted by Guthrie family