Sacramento Dixieland 85 Jubilee Button


This button is from the Sacramento Dixieland Jazz Jubilee festival, in 1985. It is a made of white paper with red, blue, and yellow ink covered with a clear film, on a round two-piece metal button with a pin back. There is yellow ruffled material attached around the edges of the button. The button is marked:


The Sacramento Music Festival (formerly the Old Sacramento Dixieland Jazz Jubilee) was an annual event held every Memorial Day weekend in Sacramento, California. Organized by the Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society, the festival was launched in 1974 and presented its final festival in 2017.

Floyd Levin (1922-2007) was a Los Angeles textile manufacturer who turned his passion for jazz into a second career as an influential jazz journalist and historian. His numerous reviews, profiles, and articles were published in magazines such as Down Beat, Jazz Journal International, Metronome, and American Rag. He also authored Classic Jazz: A Personal View of the Music and the Musicians. Items in this collection (2011.3086) were acquired from Levin’s attendance at Jazz Festivals, conferences, and other music events.

Date Made: 1985

User: Levin, Floyd

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: California, Sacramento

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Credit Line: Gift of Lucille Levin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2011.3086.001Nonaccession Number: 2011.3086Catalog Number: 2011.3086.001

Object Name: button

Physical Description: fabric (overall material)plastic (overall material)paper (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1/2 in x 5 3/16 in; 1.27 cm x 13.17625 cm


Record Id: nmah_1419740

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