Los Angeles Classic Jazz Festival Button

Los Angeles Classic Jazz Festival Button

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This button is from the Los Angeles Classic Jazz Festival, in 1995. The button is a made of speckled red paper with white lettering covered with a clear film, on a round two-piece metal button with a pin back. The button is printed:

LOS ANGELES
CLASSIC
JAZZ
LUCILLE
LEVIN
FESTIVAL
1995

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
1995
user
Levin, Floyd
place made
United States: California, Los Angeles
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/8 in; x 7.9375 cm
ID Number
2011.3086.107
nonaccession number
2011.3086
catalog number
2011.3086.107
Credit Line
Gift of Lucille Levin
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National Museum of American History
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