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Kate Blalack

Have you ever thought about donating to an archives?

Many people wonder what goes into our archives and how we receive our donations. Here at the Woody Guthrie Center we hold both the Woody Guthrie’s Collection, and we also house several special collections. These special collections are primarily from authors and individuals interested and/or closely associated with Woody’s life. We are interested in acquiring […]

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House of Earth – Original Manuscript on Exhibit

We are pleased to announce that we will have the original typed manuscript, House Of Earth, completed by Woody Guthrie in 1947, on exhibit at the Woody Guthrie Center from March – July 2014. This document is on loan from The University of Tulsa, and we are delighted to partner with them in sharing it […]

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The Woody Guthrie Prize Event- Feeling the Joy!

Last night most of the Woody Guthrie Center staff was in New York celebrating the first Woody Guthrie Prize event honoring Pete Seeger. Here in Tulsa we streamed the celebration in the Center’s theater, which became alive with joy and laughter as each story of Pete was recounted by those who love him so much. […]

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Saying Goodbye to and Old Friend

In memory of Pete Seeger, May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014, we have placed a beautiful bronze bust in the Woody Guthrie Center from the archives. This sculpture was created by Natalie Leventhal, the wife of Harold Leventhal, Woody and Pete’s manager. Some people have a voice that echoes beyond a generation and into […]

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In the Works…Over the Holiday Season

The archives has been very busy preparing some exciting exhibits for the coming new year and also switching out artifacts. Please be sure to come and see two newly installed art pieces by Woody Guthrie, which are on loan from the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. This is a rare opportunity to see […]

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