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

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

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

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

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

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 #womenshistory

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Annie Oakley #womenshistory

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…

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…

An 1890 publicity photo for one of America’s greatest cowgirls, Annie Oakley. | 15 Retro Pics Of Truly Badass Cowgirls

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

Annie Oakley Ohio Historical Marker side 1

Annie Oakley Ohio Historical Marker side 1

Rare Young Annie Oakley Tinted Photograph

Rare Young Annie Oakley Tinted Photograph

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/...

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