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(August 1860 – November was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley's "amazing led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show. Her timely rise to fame allowed her to become one of the first American women to be a superstar.

Annie Oakley (1925)

Studio portrait of Phoebe Anne Oakley Mozee (Annie Oakley). She wears a necklace given to her by Mad King Ludwig II of Bavaria

Annie Oakley and Frank Butler

Annie Oakley and Frank Butler: A Love Story

Annie Oakley & Frank Butler In the first movie about her Tony Walkers role was indeed Frank Butler. The fact is she really won the shooting match.

Annie Oakley - Phoebe Ann Oakley Moses August 13, 1860–November 3, 1926 Sharpshooter and exhibition shooter; starred in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show

Annie Oakley - Phoebe Ann Oakley Moses August 1926 Sharpshooter and exhibition shooter; starred in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show

Annie Oakley

ANNIE OAKLEY B/w photograph of Annie Oakley from the chest up in a white blouse and jacket.

Annie Oakley.  The original "Women's Lib".

ANNIE OAKLEY (with a gun Buffalo Bill gave her). Annie Oakley, born Phoebe Ann Mosey (August 1860 – November was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley's "amazing talent" led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show.

Annie Oakley’s shotgun, used more than 100 years ago by the famous female sharpshooting westerner, drew in $293,000 at an auction over the weekend in Dallas. Description from washingtontimes.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Annie Oakley’s shotgun, used more than 100 years ago by the famous female…

“A crowned queen was never treated with more reverence than I was by those whole-souled western boys…And for seventeen long years I was just their little sister, sharing both their news of joy and sorrow from home.” -- Annie Oakley

“A crowned queen was never treated with more reverence than I was by those whole-souled western boys…And for seventeen long years I was just their little sister, sharing both their news of joy and sorrow from home.

Annie Oakley and Frank Butler: A Love Story

Annie Oakley and Frank Butler: A Love Story

Annie Oakley & Frank Butler She died in He died 17 days later. They had been married 50 years. Looks like they had a Brittany!

Annie Oakley (August 13, 1860 – November 3, 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.  Oakley's most famous trick is being able to repeatedly split a playing card, edge-on, and put several more holes in it before it could touch the ground, while using a .22 at 90 feet. [Wikipedia] (Thanks, David Cranmer)

Annie Oakley was an Ohio-born lady who could shoot like the dickens. She was the first white woman hired by a Wild West outfit to fill a traditionally male role.