Annie Oakley (Phoebe Ann Mosey 8/13/1860 11/3/31926) was an American sharpshooter exhibition shooter. Oakley starred in Buffalo Bills 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.
An 1890 publicity photo for one of America's greatest cowgirls, Annie Oakley.
An 1890 publicity photo for one of America’s greatest cowgirls, Annie Oakley. | 15 Retro Pics Of Truly Badass Cowgirls
I love this Annie Oakley vintage sign. Her story is one of my favorites.
Annie Oakley is one of 215 Honorees in the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame.
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Sharpshooter Annie Oakley, is shown here, the summer before she sailed for England with Buffalo Bill’s 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.
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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
Annie Oakley’s shotgun, used more than 100 years ago by the famous female sharpshooting westerner, drew in $293,000 at an auction over the weekend in Dallas. Description from washingtontimes.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
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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