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Annie Oakley shoots over her back using a mirror to spot her target as part of the Wild West shows.

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 (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.

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.

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

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

Annie Oakley #womenshistory

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I love this Annie Oakley vintage sign. Her story is one of my favorites.

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I love this Annie Oakley vintage sign. Her story is one of my favorites.

Annie Oakley began trapping at a young age, shooting, and hunting by age  eight to support her siblings and her widowed mother. She sold the...

Annie Oakley began trapping at a young age, shooting, and hunting by age eight to support her siblings and her widowed mother. She sold the...

An 1890 publicity photo for one of America's greatest cowgirls, Annie Oakley.

1945: Actress and rodeo champ Betty Miles poses for an epic pic.

An 1890 publicity photo for one of America's greatest cowgirls, Annie Oakley.

Miss Annie Oakley

A Journey Back Into the Days of the Wild Wild West

Miss Annie Oakley

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 ... 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

Rifle Queen Annie Oakley  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/oakley/

Rifle Queen Annie Oakley http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/oakley/

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/...

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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/...

Annie Oakley, sharpshooter & exhibition shooter. Born Phoebe Ann Moses in N-Star, Ohio. 1860-1926

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Annie Oakley, sharpshooter & exhibition shooter. Born Phoebe Ann Moses in N-Star, Ohio. 1860-1926

This is a pin of Annie Oakley and one of her famous quotes. This quote explains the attitude of a cowgirl in the wild west. She was a legendary Sharpshooter. She also the first women in Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show.

This is a pin of Annie Oakley and one of her famous quotes. This quote explains the attitude of a cowgirl in the wild west. She was a legendary Sharpshooter. She also the first women in Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show.

The Amazing Life of Annie Oakley (15 Photos) - Old Photo Archive

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The Amazing Life of Annie Oakley (15 Photos) - Old Photo Archive

Annie Oakley

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Annie Oakley Ohio Historical Marker side 1

Annie Oakley Ohio Historical Marker side 1