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  • Object Type: clippings (and)
  • Subject: Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]
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    • Police: you're a criminal levy: I'm civilizing planet

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Actions & defenses; Obscenity (Law) ; Cleveland Police Department
    • "D.A. Levy is a thin little man of 24 with a scraggly brown beard who talks in a soft little voice and uses dirty words when he writes. The county prosecutor says he is a criminal." -- from Cleveland Press article, March 30, 1967.
    • Poet levy praises "Gap" series

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Cleveland Press; Poets; Feagler, Dick; Letters to the editor
    • "I'm cutting out the Feagler-Weidenthal Generation Gap articles and hanging them on my walls (as works of art). I was so stunned by the first of the series I couldn't believe you'd follow up with equally honest reporting." -- from Cleveland Press...
    • d.a. levy death is final protest

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Death; Obscenity (Law); Poets
    • "Levy, 25 was found dead in his extremely neat pad at 1744 Wymore Ave., East Cleveland. He was shot in the forehead. His 22-caliber rifle lay beside him where he was sprawled on a mattress, dressed in blue jeans, motorcycle boots." -- from...
    • D.A. Levy found shot to death

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Death; Poets; Poetry; Obscenity (Law); Actions & defenses; Marijuana
    • "Darryl A. Levy, 25, the self-styled poet laureate of Cleveland's University Circle hippies, was found shot to death in his East Cleveland apartment about midnight" -- from Cleveland Plain Dealer article, November 25, 1968.
    • Friends recall levy's recent behavior

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Death; Reminiscing; Marijuana; Obscenity (Law); Actions & defenses; Poets; Poetry
    • "In a room full of mattresses and girls, d.a. levy's friends held an upbeat, informal wake yesterday, blaming a society which 'forces poets to extinguish themselves' " -- from Cleveland Plain Dealer article, November 26, 1968.
    • D.A. Levy faces new charges

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Law enforcement; Obscenity (Law); Actions & defenses; Poets; Poetry; Poetry readings
    • "Specifically, Levy is charged with accepting immoral and indecent poetry and publishing it, as well as reading and distributing it at the coffee house" -- from Cleveland Plain Dealer article, March 29, 1967.
    • "Not obscene, baby" -- poet surrenders

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Lowell, James; Actions & defenses; Law enforcement; Obscenity (Law)
    • "Protesting that he is innocent--that his poetry is not obscene--Darryl A. Levy surrendered today and was promptly put in county jail when he failed to post $2500 bond." -- from Cleveland Press article, January 16, 1967.
    • petty jury

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Lowell, James; Actions & defenses; Obscenity (law);
    • "The grand jury should perhaps concern itself with...hard-core pornography. But this is not the category that the work of poet levy falls under. While most of us may object to the use of four-letter words, the supreme court has been careful to...
    • Smut charge against Levy is dismissed

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Lowell, James; Actions & defenses; Obscenity (law); Poets; Poetry; Poetry readings
    • "Possession of obscene literature charges against hippie poet D.A. Levy, 25, and bookstore owner James R. Lowell, 35, have been dropped."-- from Cleveland Press article, March 5, 1968.
    • Poet's attorney calls indictments vague

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Lowell, James; Dworkin, Jonathan; Actions & defenses; Obscenity (Law); Poets
    • "The attorney for D.A. Levy and James Lowell, charged with circulating obscene literature from Lowell's Asphodel Book Shop...said today he is unable to understand the grand jury indictments against his clients" -- from Cleveland Press article,...
    • Levy-Lowell benefit now set at Case

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Lowell, James; Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997; Case Institute of Technology; Western Reserve University; John Carroll University; Obscenity (Law); Poets; Poetry; Poetry readings
    • "The Poetry reading session and concert to raise funds for poet D.A. Levy and book store owner James Russell Lowell will be held in Case Tech's Strosacker Auditorium on Mother's Day May 14." -- from Cleveland Plain Dealer article, May 4, 1967.
    • Happen-In belts all obscenity

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Lowell, James; Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997; Obscenity (Law); Actions & defenses; Law enforcement officers; Poets; Poetry; Poetry readings; Case Institute of Technology
    • "Some came booted and bearded. Others wore sneakers or sandals. Most wore long flowing hair (the girls, too). It was a "happening" at Case Institute of Technology's Strosacker Auditorium yesterday afternoon and the proceeds went to the defense fund...
    • Benefit boosts fund for Levy and Lowell

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Lowell, James; Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997; Obscenity (law); Poets; Poetry; Poetry readings
    • "A fund for the legal aid of poet D.A. Levy and bookstore owner James R. Lowell stood at $1000 today following a benefit performance by Alan Ginsburg [sic] and a folk-singing group from New York City" -- from Cleveland Press article, May 15, 1967.
    • Ginsberg, Fugs headline be-out for Levy, Lowell

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Lowell, James; Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997; Poetry; Poetry readings; Poets; Obscenity (Law)
    • A program of poetry by Alan Ginsberg and music by a singing group called the "Fugs" is planned for May 14 at Masonic Hall to raise money for the defense of bookseller James Lowell and hippy poet d.a. levy. -- from Cleveland Press article, April 24,...
    • Levy-Lowell benefit shifted to Case Tech

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Lowell, James; Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997; Poets; Poetry; Poetry readings; Case Institute of Technology; Western Reserve University; John Carroll University; Obscenity (Law); Actions & defenses
    • "The May 14 appearance of poet Allen Ginsberg will be at Case Tech's Strosacker Auditorium instead of at the Masonic Auditorium, the sponsoring committee announced." -- from Cleveland Press article, May 4, 1967.
    • Poet Ginsberg plans to rescue Poet Levy

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Lowell, James; Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997; Poets; Poetry; Poetry readings; Oberlin College; Police; Obscenity (Law)
    • "Beatnik poet Allen Ginsberg is coming to the aid of Cleveland poet D.A. Levy. Ginsberg planned to meet with Levy tonight, prior to a reading at Oberlin College, to arrange a fund raising benefit in behalf of the oft arrested local poet...
    • Poet D.A. Levy is canceled

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Lowell, James; Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997; Poets; Poetry; Poetry readings; Obscenity (Law); Actions & defenses
    • "A poetry reading session and concert scheduled for May 14 at Masonic Auditorium to raise defense funds for poet D. A. Levy and James Russell Lowell has been canceled by the Masonic Temple Associations." -- from Cleveland Plain Dealer article,...
    • Poet Levy to surrender today

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Lowell, James; Obscenity (Law); Actions & defenses; Law enforcement officers; Poets; Poetry
    • "Poet D.A. Levy -- accused of publishing and dispersing obscene literature-will surrender himself today, he told The Plain Dealer last night" -- from Cleveland Plain Dealer article, January 16, 1967.
    • Grand Jury named beatnik poet in secret indictment on filth

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Lowell, James; Obscenity (Law); Actions & defenses; Law enforcement officers; Poets; Poetry
    • "Darryl A. Levy, poet and leading figure of the beatnik community in the University Circle area, was named in a secrete indictment which was returned by the Grand Jury last November and filed yesterday. Levy, 23, whose last known address was the...

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