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.
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
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.
See Annie in action with a short from Edison's Black Maria Studios.
Studio portrait of Phoebe Anne Oakley Mozee (Annie Oakley). She wears a necklace given to her by Mad King Ludwig II of Bavaria
On April the legendary sharpshooter Annie Oakley was hired to join Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Our documentary "Annie Oakley" broadcasts.
Annie Oakley--me in another lifetime!
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Annie Oakley and Frank Butler. After Annie died Frank only lived 14 days.
Above the Norm: Annie Oakley: Wild West Sharpshooter
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.