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: https://curiosity.com/video/biography-annie-oakley-tomboy-bio/?ref=sp&utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=081314pin
Annie Oakley is one of 215 Honorees in the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame.
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Annie Oakley ... a lady who meant business -- Who must be Calamity Jane's BFF -- My Mimmie lovingly called me Calamity Jane as I proudly rode out in the pasture with my ruffled shirt, pants, leather chaps, boots, holster with my pearl grip handles taming the wild west of the great hill country in small town Texas.
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.
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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.
I love this Annie Oakley vintage sign. Her story is one of my favorites.
A Journey Back Into the Days of the Wild Wild West