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.
Co-directed and edited the commended documentary of the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival "Jazz on a Summer's Day" (1959). Virginia Bailey was born in New York City, the daughter of a singing teacher father and piano teacher mother.
[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).
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.
Accompanied Chase to Mexico in 1951, where he studied at Mexico City College, but they separated shortly afterwards.
In 1945 became common-law wife of William Burroughs who accidentally shot her in the head in Mexico City, September 1951.
Walter Wood Adams was born in New York and attended St Paul's School, Manhattan before Columbia University, where he met Kerouac and Ginsberg.
Virginia returned to New York and worked as a guitar-playing folksinger in Greenwich Village as Ginny Mayhew, using her mother's maiden name.
Studied the Japanese martial art Aikido in 1961 and became the director of the New York Aikikai 1963-64, although often taking side jobs as a belly dancer at a Greek night club to help pay the rent. Twice married: to Charles Morisette, 1937, and Paul Blake, 1945. Lived in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, and Orlando, Florida with her second husband and son, where Jack and his mother frequently visited.