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  • Title: levy
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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Sad one-side movie revives the levy mystique

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Motion pictures; Obscenity (Law); Poets
    • "d.a. levy was a gentle, shy and despairing soul who wrote poems in the late 1960's in Cleveland. "if i scratch, i write," which tells of his short, sad life...was made by Konstantin Petrochuk. As a series of loving recollections of a sad,...
    • The Coventry Reader: Days of Rain & Fire: d.a. levy, 20 Years After

    • Coventry Reader; Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy];Newspapers; Periodicals (other); Tributes; Poetry; Poets; Artists; Small presses
    • Special issue of the Coventry Reader in conjuction with "Days of Rain & Fire: d.a. levy, 20 Years After" event held in Cleveland, Ohio October 7, 8, 9, 1988 in honor of levy. Includes selections of levy's poetry including but not limited to: "Lady...
    • 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...
    • CLU may give help to Levy in second case

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Obscenity (Law); Cleveland Civil Liberties Union; Western Reserve University; Poets; Poetry; Poetry readings
    • "The Cleveland Civil Liberties Union (CLU) will consider offering further assistance to beatnik poet D.A. Levy, charged with acting in such a way as to tend to contribute to the delinquency of minors by reading poetry to them." -- from Cleveland...
    • Moms fail to sway Levy on drugs use

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Narcotics; Marijuana; Poets; Poetry; Geauga County (Ohio) ; Obscenity (Law)
    • "A small band of Geauga County mothers last night tried to persuade D.A. Levy, Cleveland Poet, not to use narcotics or drugs" -- from Cleveland Plain Dealer article, 1968-04-17.
    • Court fines hippie poet Levy $200

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Obscenity (Law); Actions & Defenses; Poets; Poetry; Poetry readings
    • "Hippie poet D.A. Levy today was fined $200 in Juvenile Court for reading obscene poetry to two minors."-- from Cleveland Press article, March 28, 1968.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • Hippie leader Levy get six months in jail

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Obscenity (Law); Actions & defenses; Poets; Poetry; Poetry readings; Narcotics
    • "D.A. Levy, the self-styled poet laureate of Cleveland's University Circle hippies, was sentenced to a six-month term in the Warrensville Workhouse yesterday for conduct tending to cause the delinquency of minors."-- from Cleveland Plain Dealer...
    • 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 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,...
    • Cleveland Undercovers (cover by d.a. levy)

    • 7 Flowers Press; Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Small Presses; Poetry; Poets; Cleveland Undercovers
    • "Cleveland Undercovers. This poem dedicated to the majesty/of poetry in Cleveland/the most honorable James Lowell, King of Small Flowers."--title page.
      Poem by d.a. levy, published by his 7 Flowers Press, Cleveland Ohio, 1966. This is one of 65...
    • 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.

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