Woody Guthrie’s Illustrated List of 33 New Year’s Resolutions for 1942

Woody Guthrie's 1942 Resolutions
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This illustrated list of 33 New Year’s resolutions that Woody Guthrie made for 1942 really gives insight into what drove this brilliant and prolific singer, songwriter and activist. Of the thirty-three resolutions, here are a few of the more notable ones.

  • 1. Work more and better
  • 3. Wash teeth if any
  • 7. Drink scant if any
  • 16. Learn people better
  • 20. Dream good
  • 25. Play and sing good
  • 27. Help win war – beat fascism
  • 31. Love everybody
  • 33. Wake up and fight

via NYC Educator, Neatorama

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