3rd Annual Queen Mary Jazz Festival Button

3rd Annual Queen Mary Jazz Festival Button

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This button is from the Queen Mary Jazz Festival in Long Beach, California, in 1978. It is made of white paper with blue ink covered with a clear film, on a two-piece metal button with a pin back. The button is printed:

UNITED JAZZ CLUBS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
1978
3rd ANNUAL
QUEEN MARY
JAZZ
FESTIVAL
SUNDAY, OCT. 29th

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.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
date made
1978
user
Levin, Floyd
place made
United States: California, Long Beach
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1/4 in x 3 in;.635 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
2011.3086.004
nonaccession number
2011.3086
catalog number
2011.3086.004
Credit Line
Gift of Lucille Levin
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