Kansas Heritage Group]

Beats In Kansas: The Beat Generation in the Heartland

Inside William Burroughs'
Orgone Accumulator
March 1997

Photograph by George Laughead

View from Beat writer William Burroughs' orgone box with
Burroughs' art on garage windows. Copyright 1997, George Laughead Jr.

View from William Burroughs' orgone box with Burroughs' art on his garage windows.
March 26, 1997.

"Say, why don't you fellows try my orgone accumulator? Put some juice in your bones. I always rush up and take off ninety miles an hour for the nearest whorehouse, hor-hor-hor!" Jack Kerouac, quoting William Burroughs in On the Road, 1955.

Orgone Accumulator Building Plans: Wilhelm Reich

Also see: "Shooting Joan Burroughs" Beat Generation writer William S. Burroughs at home, Lawrence, 1997. UFOs and Joan Vollmer Burroughs death.

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