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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

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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.

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Annie Oakley is one of 215 Honorees in the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame.

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Annie Oakley (Phoebe Ann Mosey 8/13/1860 – 11/3/31926) was an American sharpshooter & exhibition shooter. Oakley starred in Buffalo Bill’s 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.

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"Well behaved women rarely make history" -Annie Oakley

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Vegetables That Are Actually Fruits

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

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palvelusta The Stir

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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The Amazing Life of Annie Oakley (15 Photos) - Old Photo Archive

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Annie Oakley quote on woman and firearms - http://www.rudequote.com/annie-oakley-quote-on-woman-and-firearms/

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