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Overview of physical exhibit installed in Leyburn's Main Floor Exhibit Space.

Allen Ginsberg (w/ Leica), Russian poet Andrei Voznesensky, dining near Chelsea Hotel, where Voznesensky often stayed in Arthur Miller's room. May 26, l994.

My [Gordon Ball's] last shot of Allen and Peter together,
en route to new 13th Street loft and dinner, June 1996.

Peter is reading Richard Hell's Go Now. Soon we'd leave to tour Allen's new loft and then dine at his favorite Mee Noodle Shop & Grill on First Avenue. June 1996.

Ginsberg's secretary Bob Rosenthal, assistants Peter Hale and Rani Singh, poet Anne Waldman, and friend Anna Condo following Jewel Heart service for Ginsberg (d. April 5). New York City, April 6, 1997.

Artist, patron, and friend Hiro Yamagata, Shambhala Center, N.Y.C., April 7, l997. Allen Ginsberg's funeral.

Detail, Allen Ginsberg’s shrine, June 23, 1991.
With framed photo of Chögyam Trungpa, Rimpoche.

Allen Ginsberg studies contact sheet of his mid-1950s shots of himself and Peter Orlovsky, Gordon Balls' home, Lexington, VA, February 1991.

Raconteur, conman, writer and junky Herbert Huncke, near window of Ginsberg’s E. 12th Street apartment, New Year’s 1976. Huncke was the first to use “beat” in a way that Kerouac picked up on.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti after ink-and-brush haiku demonstration, Naropa Institute, July 8, 1994.

Portion of kitchen & hallway, Allen Ginsberg’s E. 12th Street apartment, New York City, November 1987.
Principal photos, from left: Arthur Rimbaud, Chögyam Trungpa, Walt Whitman. Calligraphy by Trungpa.

Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky, New York City, New Year’s 1977.

Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, on Avenue C near Ginsberg’s E. 10th Street apartment, New York City, fall 1973. Allen and I [Gordon] were working on Allen Verbatim then.

Allen Ginsberg inscribes his Collected Poems for Daisy Ball, Jackson, Mississippi, May 31, 1986. Daisy’s cheek was scratched in a roller skating fall.

Photographer Allen Ginsberg shoots rock star Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth), New York University Beat conference, May 22, 1994.
Reading from On the Road during marathon reading of the novel.

Cadets read Howl, February 19, 1991, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia.

Harmonium case of Allen Ginsberg, April 8, 1997, in his 13th Street loft.

Allen Ginsberg, Philip Whalen, novelist William S. Burroughs, swimming pool area, Varsity Apartments, Boulder, Colorado, July 1976.

Poets Philip Whalen (left) and Allen Ginsberg at Ball's apartment, August 1971, San Francisco. Soon Allen would leave for Bangladesh, where he'd write "September on Jessore Road."

Allen Ginsberg's Committee on Poetry, Inc. farm, Cherry Valley, New York Thanksgiving l969. From left, standing: Julius Orlovsky, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gordon Ball, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Creeley. Front, seated: Gregory Corso, Peter Orlovsky.

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Metal life mask of James Dickey next to an issue of Esquire Magazine, which features Dickey on the cover.


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