So Cal Jazz Fest Button

So Cal Jazz Fest Button

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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.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
date made
1993
user
Levin, Floyd
place made
United States: California, Santa Ana
Physical Description
ink (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/4 in; x 5.715 cm
ID Number
2011.3086.081
nonaccession number
2011.3086
catalog number
2011.3086.081
Credit Line
Gift of Lucille Levin
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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