So Cal Jazz Fest Button

Description:

This button is from the New Orleans Jazz Club of Southern California Jazz Fest in Santa Ana, California, in 1993. It is a made of white paper with black printing covered with a clear film, on a round two-piece metal button with a pin back. The button is printed:

NEW ORLEANS JAZZ CLUB OF SOUTHERN CALIF
SO CAL
JAZZ
FEST
1993
OCT. 2-3
SANTA ANA CALIFORNIA

The New Orleans Jazz Club of Southern California was founded in 1968. It is a non-profit organization formed to preserve and perpetuate classic jazz through performing and educational opportunities. The organization hosts regular club meetings and several jazz performances throughout the year.

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: 1993

User: Levin, Floyd

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: California, Santa Ana

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Credit Line: Gift of Lucille Levin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2011.3086.081Nonaccession Number: 2011.3086Catalog Number: 2011.3086.081

Object Name: button

Physical Description: ink (overall material)metal (overall material)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 1/4 in; x 5.715 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-8764-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1421023

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