This is a picture of cowgirls showing off their guns. It wasn't uncommon to see girls with guns, they had them for protection. This picture teaches us that even woman had to learn how to fire a weapon.
Annie Oakley 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.
William Bartholomiew Bat Masterson born November 1853 He served as a Deputy Marshal under Wyatt Earp in Dodge City, Kansas. Later elected Sheriff of Ford County Kansas. Later became a sports write in New York.
Annie Oakley with a gun Buffalo Bill gave her. Annie Oakley, born Phoebe Ann Mosey (August 1860 – November was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley's amazing talent led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show.