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 shooting over her shoulder using a hand mirror. Also, proof that wearing a corset and feminist bad-assery are not mutually exclusive. I love Annie Oakley!

An 1890 publicity photo for one of America’s greatest cowgirls, Annie Oakley. | 15 Retro Pics Of Truly Badass Cowgirls

An 1890 publicity photo for one of America's greatest cowgirls, Annie Oakley.

An 1890 publicity photo for one of America’s greatest cowgirls, Annie Oakley.

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.

Annie Oakley (born Phoebe Ann Mosey August 1860 – November was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley’s amazing talent and timely rise to fame led to a starring role in.

Sharpshooter Annie Oakley, is shown here, the summer before she sailed for England with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West.

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“Sharpshooter Annie Oakley, is shown here, the summer before she sailed for England with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West.

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

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

District of Calamity | Surreal musings of a "political animal" living between the beltways.

Annie Oakley~ "I would like to see every woman know how to handle firearms as naturally as they know how to handle babies." on Guns

Miss Annie Oakley

A Journey Back Into the Days of the Wild Wild West

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