Jazz at the Plaza Button

Description:

This button is from Jazz at the Plaza festival in Los Angeles, California. It is a diamond-shaped button made of paper with a white background and pink printing covered with a clear film, on a two-piece metal button with a pin back. The button is printed:

BALDWIN HILLS
CRENSHAW PLAZA
MUSEUM OF AFRICAN
AMERICAN ART
Jazz
at the
Plaza
Coors

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.

User: Levin, Floyd

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: California, Los Angeles

See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments, Music & Musical Instruments, Popular Entertainment, Jazz

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Credit Line: Gift of Lucille Levin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2011.3086.148Nonaccession Number: 2011.3086Catalog Number: 2011.3086.148

Object Name: button

Physical Description: ink (overall material)metal (overall material)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 4.1275 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-9c62-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1423256

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