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Birthday for July 14: Woody Guthrie

Woody Guthrie, a singer-songwriter, poet, and artist, was born in Okemah, Oklahoma on July 14th, 1912. One of the most prominent members of the American folk music scene, Guthrie learned to play blues and folk songs from friends of his … Continue reading

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Release of Woody Guthrie’s Only Novel, House of Earth

The literary world is celebrating the recent publication of acclaimed singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie’s posthumous novel, House of Earth, Guthrie’s sole foray into prose. The novel, published from a manuscript housed in McFarlin Library’s Special Collections, was edited and published by … Continue reading

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KWGS on House of Earth

In connection with the recently announced impending publication of Woody Guthrie’s 1947 novel House of Earth, the manuscript of which is housed in Special Collections here, Marc Carlson, Librarian of Special Collections and University Archives was interviewed this morning on … Continue reading

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