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

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 #womenshistory

Annie Oakley #womenshistory

Annie Oakley, American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Born Phoebe Ann Moses on August 13, 1860 in North Star, Ohio, U.S. Died November 3, 1926 (aged 66) in Greenville, Ohio, U.S. / qw

Annie Oakley, American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Born Phoebe Ann Moses on August 13, 1860 in North Star, Ohio, U.S. Died November 3, 1926 (aged 66) in Greenville, Ohio, U.S. / qw

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

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

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 ... 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.

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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.

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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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.

Annie Oakley (born Phoebe Ann Mosey: 1860 – 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.

Annie Oakley (born Phoebe Ann Mosey: 1860 – 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.

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