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  • Subject: Lowell, James
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    • 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,...
    • Prosecutor may drop Levy case

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Lowell, James; Obscenity (Law); Actions & defenses; Poets; Poetry
    • "As a result of recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings, the Cuyahoga County prosecutor's office may drop obscenity charges against poet D.A. Levy and James Lowell, owner of the Asphodel Book Store."--from Cleveland Plain Dealer article, February 23,...
    • Poets to give reading to help indicted pair.

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Lowell, James; Poetry readings; Actions & defenses
    • "A group of poets will present a poetry reading tomorrow night to raise money for poet d. a. levy and bookseller James Lowell, indicted for possession and distribution of smut literature" -- from Cleveland Press article, February 9, 1967.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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 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 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.
    • 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.
    • James R. Lowell defense fund document

    • Lowell, James; Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy];Poetry; Poets; Freedom of speech; Asphodel Book Store;Brainard, Joe;
    • Document created in reaction to the Cleveland Police Department's raid on the Asphodel Book Store in late 1966. Includes an itemized list of publications seized in the raid. Page 2 is poem "People of the World, Relax!" by Joe Brainard, New York. 4...
    • "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...
    • 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 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...

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