Outside the Woody Guthrie Center, there's a large mural of Guthrie holding his guitar bearing the phrase, "This Machine Kills Fascists." Brett Deering/WireImage hide caption

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July 14, 2012, is the 100th anniversary of Woody Guthrie's birth. Al Aumuller/Courtesy of the Woody Guthrie Archives hide caption

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Woody Guthrie would have turned 100 on July 14, 2012. Woody Guthrie Foundation and Archives hide caption

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Woody Guthrie singing aboard a New York City subway train. Eric Schaal/Life Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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Woody Guthrie. Robin Carson/Courtesy of the Woody Guthrie Archives hide caption

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