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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

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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.

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"Well behaved women rarely make history" -Annie Oakley

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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

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Annie Oakley #womenshistory

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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.

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Annie Oakley (Phoebe Ann Mosey 8/13/1860 – 11/3/31926) was an American sharpshooter & exhibition shooter. Oakley starred in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show, the first American female superstar. Using a .22 caliber rifle, at 90 ft Oakley reputedly could split a playing card edge-on & put 5 or 6 more holes in it before it touched the ground.

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Annie Oakley is one of 215 Honorees in the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame.

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Annie Oakley and Frank Butler: A Love Story

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*ANNIE OAKLEY - born Phoebe Ann Moses in Ohio in 1860. Sharpshooter, 1st American female superstar. More info, worth the read at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annie_Oakley & Wild West Show Info http://www.annieoakleyfestival.com/about-annie-oakley.aspx

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