Wichita

decade

1940s

1943

Terry Allen is born in Wichita, Kansas.

decade

1950s

1951

Bruce Conner begins undergraduate studies at the Municipal University of Wichita (now Wichita State University).

decade

1960s

1962

Bruce Conner and Jean Conner move back to Wichita, Kansas, and then to the Boston area, living briefly at Timothy Leary and Richard Alpert’s commune.

decade

1970s

mid-1970s 1974

Bruce Conner is considered part of the Wichita Group, which includes playwright Michael McClure and publisher of the Rat Bastard poets David Haselwood.

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