Los Angeles Classic Jazz Festival Button


This button is from the Los Angeles Classic Jazz Festival, in 1986. The button is a made of light green paper with black and red lettering covered with a clear film, on a round two-piece metal button with a pin back. The button is printed:

Los Angeles/Marriott Hotel
AUG. 29, 30, 321 - SEPT.1

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: 1986

User: Levin, Floyd

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: California, Los Angeles

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Credit Line: Gift of Lucille Levin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2011.3086.008Nonaccession Number: 2011.3086Catalog Number: 2011.3086.008

Object Name: button

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)metal (overall material)ink (overall material)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1/8 in x 3 1/8 in; x .3175 cm x 7.9375 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-90a1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1419759

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