Los Angeles Classic Jazz Festival Badge

Los Angeles Classic Jazz Festival Badge

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This Patron badge is from the Los Angeles Classic Jazz Festival, in 1990. The button is a made of light blue paper with black and red lettering covered with a clear film, on a round two-piece metal button with a pin back. There is a white ribbon attached to the back of the button. The button is printed:

LOS ANGELES AIRPORT MARRIOTT
LOS ANGELES CLASSIC
JAZZ
FESTIVAL
1990
LOS ANGELES AIRPORT HILTON

(the ribbon is printed):

PATRON

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
1990
user
Levin, Floyd
place made
United States: California, Los Angeles
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 in x 3 1/8 in; 20.32 cm x 7.9375 cm
ID Number
2011.3086.119
nonaccession number
2011.3086
catalog number
2011.3086.119
Credit Line
Gift of Lucille Levin
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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