Sharpshooter Annie Oakley, is shown here, the summer before she sailed for England with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West.
Miss Annie Oakley
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 shoots over her back using a mirror to spot her target as part of the Wild West shows.
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
Annie Oakley #womenshistory
"Well behaved women rarely make history" -Annie Oakley
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…
I love this Annie Oakley vintage sign. Her story is one of my favorites.