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!

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

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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A Journey Back Into the Days of the Wild Wild West

Annie Oakley began trapping at a young age, shooting, and hunting by age  eight to support her siblings and her widowed mother. She sold the...

Annie Oakley began trapping at a young age, shooting, and hunting by age eight to support her siblings and her widowed mother.

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! 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.

Lady Legend Annie Oakley's Gun Is Worth Way More Than $143K

Annie Oakley (August 1860 – November born in Greenville, Ohio, 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 was a woman of the Victorian Era, and women of that era wore long skirts and their hair up. Yet Annie chose not to. Her hair was always down...

Annie Oakley: That Scarf, Those Shoes, That Blouse

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.

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