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"OK, the guy I was trying to remember was Col. Thomas Allston Brown (b. 1836), and wh…"

razyn replied Jul 5, 2013 to John Picayune Butler

62 Aug 31, 2013
Reply by Tony Thomas

""A 38 year old in 1860 would not have been born in 1821." Well, right.  As I said in…"

razyn replied Jul 4, 2013 to John Picayune Butler

62 Aug 31, 2013
Reply by Tony Thomas

"IF you find the NY performer calling himself the "original" Picayune Butler in a cen…"

razyn replied Jul 3, 2013 to John Picayune Butler

62 Aug 31, 2013
Reply by Tony Thomas

"I recall having argued with Carl about this in a desultory way several years ago, sp…"

razyn replied Jul 3, 2013 to John Picayune Butler

62 Aug 31, 2013
Reply by Tony Thomas

"There's some evidence of a blackface performance tradition (by white guys, that is)…"

razyn replied May 5, 2013 to dates of earliest blackface acts?

4 May 5, 2013
Reply by Strumelia

"Nothing authentic about the thread -- that was just an inept reconstruction for disp…"

razyn replied Mar 21, 2013 to closest banjo for Texas Independence Reenactment

8 Mar 21, 2013
Reply by razyn

"OK, since that worked, I'll post the other three I saved.  These were taken by the c…"

razyn replied Mar 21, 2013 to closest banjo for Texas Independence Reenactment

8 Mar 21, 2013
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"I think you need to copy the whole url (through XYU) and paste it into your browser,…"

razyn replied Mar 21, 2013 to closest banjo for Texas Independence Reenactment

8 Mar 21, 2013
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"In that the war for Texas independence was largely fought by Tennesseans, I'd think…"

razyn replied Mar 21, 2013 to closest banjo for Texas Independence Reenactment

8 Mar 21, 2013
Reply by razyn

"My dad's Kiwanis club in Hopkinsville, KY was doing an annual minstrel show in the s…"

razyn replied Jul 11, 2012 to Wanting to learn something here

9 Jul 11, 2012
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