Jazz at the Riviera Button


This button is from “Jazz at the Riviera” weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1989. It is made of red paper with white ink covered with a clear film, on a two-piece metal button with a pin back. The button is printed:

DEC 8-10, 1989.

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: 1989

User: Levin, Floyd

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Nevada, Las Vegas

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Credit Line: Gift of Lucille Levin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2011.3086.047Nonaccession Number: 2011.3086Catalog Number: 2011.3086.047

Object Name: button

Physical Description: metal (overall material)paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1/4 in x 3 1/8 in; x .635 cm x 7.9375 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-9566-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1419814

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