Tony Thomas's Discussions
Started May 27, 2015
I thought researchers of the banjo and popular entertainment in NYC in particular will happy to know that the University of Illinois' Digitial Newspaper collection has placed all issues of The…Continue
Started Aug 19, 2014
I am raising here in this community several direct research related issues on the pursuit of the various individuals using the title Picayune Butler. I am not interested in unsupported conjecture,…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Sayers Jul 8, 2015.
I have been doing a heck of a lot of work on the Picayune Butler issue for the presentation I will give in November at the Banjo Gathering, once known as the banjo collectors gathering, in…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony Thomas Aug 31, 2013.
I have received a contract to write an entry on Picayune Butler for Oxford University Press's encylopedia of African American biography. I am interested in anyone who can point me to sources about…Continue