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Annie Oakley (August 1860 – November born Phoebe Ann Moses - American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter.

Born Phoebe Ann Mosey, and far better know as Annie Oakley, was called “Watanya Cicilla” by Sitting Bull, a fellow performer in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. That name became “Little Sure Shot” in the public advertisements.

In the 1880's, Nellie Bly battled against the horrific treatment of mental asylum patients by feigning mental illness and going undercover for 10 days in a mental asylum, so that she could report on the appalling conditions therein. In doing so, she created a social movement for reform.

Nellie Bly (May 1864 – January was the pen name of American journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochrane. She was a ground-breaking reporter known for a record-breaking trip around the world in 72 days, in emulation of Jules Verne's fictional character Phileas Fogg

This rare, early photo of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan was discovered in 2008, by a staff member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society who was going through a large photography collection that was recenty donated. It is the earliest photo of Helen with her teacher and the only known photo of Helen with one of her dolls which were important in her education.

Rare 1888 Keller / Sullivan Photograph Comes to Light

Researchers have uncovered a rare photograph of a young Helen Keller with her teacher Anne Sullivan, nearly 120 years after it was taken on Cape Cod in July 1888 in Brewster, Helen holding Sullivan’s hand and cradling one of her beloved dolls.

Annie Oakley Wild West Festival - Photos & More About Annie

See Annie in action with a short from Edison's Black Maria Studios.

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 (1860 - 1926) Annie Oakley was an exhibition shooter who had a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. She is considered the first American female superstar and used her fame to educate other women in the use of firearms for recreation and self-defense. (Wikimedia Commons)

On April the legendary sharpshooter Annie Oakley was hired to join Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Our documentary "Annie Oakley" broadcasts.

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Annie Oakley--me in another lifetime!

Annie Oakley in her specially made tartan outfit 1891

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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 and Frank Butler. After Annie died Frank only lived 14 days.

Annie Oakley offered her services during  the Spanish-American War and again in WWI. Her letter below to Pres. McKinley...  Hon Wm. McKinley, President  Dear Sir  I for one feel confident that your good judgment will carry America safely through without war.  But in case of such an event I am ready to place a company of fifty lady sharpshooters at your disposal.  Every one of them will be an American and as they will furnish their own arms and ammunition will be little if any expense to the…

Above the Norm: Annie Oakley: Wild West Sharpshooter

Juana Galán (1787-1812) was known for beating Napoleon’s troops out of her village during the Battle of Valdepeñas in June, 1808. There weren’t enough men to defend the village from invading French. Juana, 21, immediately rallied all of the women in the village. When the French troops marched in, the women dumped boiling oil on top of them. Juana stood in the street with a large club and beat seven shades of shit out of any French soldier that crossed her path. The French never returned.

In Juana Galan organized the women of her town to fight off the approaching Napoleonic army by dumping boiling water and oil on their heads and beating them off with sticks. The French retreated from the town and La Mancha as a whole.

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…

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