Annie Oakley, American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Born Phoebe Ann Moses on August 13, 1860 in North Star, Ohio, U.S. Died November 3, 1926 (aged 66) in Greenville, Ohio, U.S. / qw
I love this Annie Oakley vintage sign. Her story is one of my favorites.
How Annie Oakley, "Princess of the West," Preserved Her Ladylike Reputation
Annie Oakley shoots over her back using a mirror to spot her target as part of the Wild West shows.
Annie Oakley (born Phoebe Ann Mosey August 13, 1860 – November 3, 1926) was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley’s amazing talent and timely rise to fame led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show, which propelled her to become the first American female superstar. Using a .22 caliber rifle at 90 feet Oakley reputedly could split a playing card edge-on and put five or six more holes in it before it touched the ground. ~~~ Regrettably, I did not make it to…
Born on August 13, 1860, Annie Oakley gained fame for her unparalleled shooting skills, later becoming the star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show for 17 years. By age 15, Oakley paid off the mortgage for her mother's home by shooting small game for a local grocery store. Watch this clip to learn more about the globally renowned folk hero: curiosity.com/...
Vintage Cowgirl Poster
Annie Oakley ... this lady was the business! I was in Annie get your gun when I was a girl, I played her little sister that's my favorite musical
15 Retro Pics Of Truly Badass Cowgirls
An 1890 publicity photo for one of America’s greatest cowgirls, Annie Oakley. | 15 Retro Pics Of Truly Badass Cowgirls
A Journey Back Into the Days of the Wild Wild West
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Lady Legend Annie Oakley's Gun Is Worth Way More Than $143K
Annie Oakley! She was the first woman Buffalo Bill hired for his Wild West show and was a trailblazer who challenged stereotypes about women of the time. Not only could she out-shoot men, she was out-earning most of them. Oakley also used her celebrity to campaign for a woman's right to paid employment and equal pay.