Tenth Annual International Ellington Conference Badge

Tenth Annual International Ellington Conference Badge

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This badge is from the 10th Annual International Ellington Conference in Culver City, California, in 1991. It made of white paper with black, blue, and red ink, encapsulated in plastic. The badge is printed:

FLOYD LEVIN
SPEAKER [printed on paper and attached to the front of the badge]
THE DUKE ELLINGTON SOCIETY
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER
PRESENTS
ELLINGTON '91 JUNE
13,14
15,16
THE TENTH
ANNUAL
INTERNATIONAL
ELLINGTON
CONFERENCE

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
badge
date made
1991
user
Levin, Floyd
place made
United States: California, Los Angeles, Studio City
Physical Description
ink (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 3/8 in x 3 3/4 in; 11.1125 cm x 9.525 cm
ID Number
2011.3086.066
nonaccession number
2011.3086
catalog number
2011.3086.066
Credit Line
Gift of Lucille Levin
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Data Source
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