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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.


Legendary sharpshooter Annie Oakley. She was the first woman Buffalo Bill hired…


Giuseppe Primoli, Annie Oakley, Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, Rome, 1890.


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:

mortisia: viα nitratediva: The real Annie Oakley demonstrates her ability by shooting glass balls at Thomas Edison’s Black Maria studio on November 1, 1894.

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