"The Beatles" Button, 1964

Summary

Stephen Majher, attending a convention, happened to share an elevator with the Beatles at the Deauville Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida, during their stay there for "The Ed Sullivan Show." He didn't know who they were until the elevator opened to a mass of screaming fans. Majher purchased Beatles souvenirs -- including this button -- for his daughters back home in Bay City, Michigan.

Stephen Majher, attending a convention, happened to share an elevator with the Beatles at the Deauville Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida, during their stay there for "The Ed Sullivan Show." He didn't know who they were until the elevator opened to a mass of screaming fans. Majher purchased Beatles souvenirs -- including this button -- for his daughters back home in Bay City, Michigan.

Artifact

Button (Information artifact)

Date Made

1964

Subject Date

13-16 February 1964

Creators

Unknown

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2005.37.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Patricia Majher

Material

Metal
Plastic

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.5 in

Inscriptions

THE BEATLES [front bottom of button]

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