After Louis' death in 1911, she remarried to Peter Adamakis in 1917 and moved to Brooklyn, New York, where Jack lived with her while attending Horace Mann School, 1939-40.
A Barnard graduate from Albany, NY, where her father managed the Gevaert film plant.
Later became famous film editor and director, credited with inventing the freeze frame and jump cut, as employed in "Girl of the Night" (1960). Kerouac's journal shows that he was present at a party with Ayer and others at John Clellon Holmes' apartment, November 1948.
At Columbia he was president of the Philolexian Society.
In 1945 he transferred to Harvard University for graduate study in Far Eastern languages. Studied psychology, literature and philosophy at the University of South Florida.
Auden, Chester Kallman and Alan Ansen in New York, 1950s.
Born Jacksonville, Florida, to fruit-picker parents. Grew up in the Bronx, New York, trained as nurse but became secretary/ bookkeeper.
[Thanks to Marcie for the photo of herself with Mary and Art Mardigan.] Maria Georgina Amanda Dub, born at St Denis de la Bouteillerie, Quebec.
Gabrielle Kerouac's stepmother, marrying her father Louis L'vesque in Nashua, 1904, and having two children by him; Loretta (1905) and Robert (1907).
Mary had a daughter, Marcie, with Art, and later another daughter, Marlena.
She kicked her drug habit late 1960s and married painter Kurt Witt, with whom she lived in New Hampshire.
Married Columbia law student Henry Keeler in January 1940, but this was annulled in August 1941, and the following year Joan married Paul Adams, another Columbia law student.
Joan studied journalism at Columbia and was a roommate of Edie Parker in New York, from 1943.
Born and raised in Henderson, North Carolina, and educated at Duke University.