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    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • James (Jim) Lowell

    • Lowell, Jim; Booksellers; Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Poets; Asphodel Book Store; Bookstores; Police raids
    • "Book seller held on indictment for obscene publications.
      by Hilbert Black, Chief Police Reporter

      James Lowell, 34, operator of the Asphodel Book Store, 306 W. Superior Ave., was arrested today and charged with possession and...
    • Cleveland Undercovers (cover by Mara)

    • 7 Flowers Press; Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Small Presses; Poetry; Poets; Ferek, Dagmar; Mara; 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. Mimeo, stapled....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • The Marrahwanna Quarterly: 1964: Vol. 1

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy];Poets; Poetry; Periodicals; Small Presses;Renegade Press; Marrahwanna Quarterly
    • "first printing. 150 copies. renegade press, cleveland, ohio."--title page. Letterpress. Stapled. Poetry periodical published by Cleveland poet d.a. levy's renegade press includes the works of several poets including levy.
    • 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.
    • "Poets read at Gate Friday"

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy];Poets; Poetry; The Gate; Coffeehouses; Poetry Readings; Wagner, d.r.; rjs (Robert J. Sigmund)
    • "Poets read at Gate Friday..." -- Newspaper clipping of article detailing poetry reading held at The Gate coffeehouse, Friday evening, July 1, 1966. From The Cauldron (Fenn College student newspaper), June 29, 1966 edition.
    • "Prophet" -  acrylic painting

    • Art; Paintings; Acrylic paintings; Slaby, Keith J.; Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy];Poetry; Poets
    • "Prophet" acrylic painting by artist Keith J. Slaby. Signed on verso. On Rives BFK paper. Work inspired by Cleveland poet d.a.levy. Depicts image of levy with quote from his poem "Prosecutor, as hired gunslinger." Text on piece reads "this is...
    • "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.
    • Red lady

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]; Poetry; Poets; Red Lady; Pari-Shakti Press; Small Presses
    • "Red Lady" poetry booklet by Cleveland poet d.a. levy.
      "Red Lady was initially published by Open Skull Press in an edition of 500.
      This is an addition of 500, Tantric Copyrot Nov. 1969, by the Para-Shakti Press, Cleveland, Ohio, The...
    • The Marrahwannah Quarterly: 1966: Vol. 2, No. 1

    • Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy];Poetry; Poets; Small Presses; Periodicals; Renegade Press; Marrahwanna Quarterly; Mary Jane Quarterly; Concrete poetry
    • "Renegade Press, Cleveland, Ohio, 1966."-- title page. Mimeograph. Stapled.
      Alternative poetry periodical published by Cleveland poet d.a. levy's Renegade Press includes the works of several poets including levy.
      Cover title: The Mary Jane...
    • 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.
    • Interior of  The Gate Coffeehouse, 1965

    • The Gate; Trinity Cathedral; Coffeehouses; Churches; Levy, Darryl Allen [D.A. Levy]
    • "The "Gate" for CSU students, Trinity Cathedral."--photo verso.
      The Gate Coffeehouse opened in the basement of Trinity Cathedral in 1965. A popular spot for local poetry readings, music and cultural events, the Gate attracted local poets d. a....
    • 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...

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