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Beats In Kansas: The Beat Generation in the Heartland


Beat Generation Poets & Artists
August 1963
City Lights Books
San Francisco, CA

Photograph by Charley Plymell

Beat Generation artists in front of City Lights Books store in San Francisco, 1963. From left: Pat Cassidy, Philip Whalen, Robert Ronnie Branaman, Alan Russo, Ann Buchanan [aka, Ann Plymell], Bob Kaufman, Allen Ginsberg, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Photograph by poet Charley Plymell, (used with permission, copyright 1963-2010, all rights reserved).


(Bob Branaman, Alan Russo, and Charley Plymell -- all Kansans.)



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