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Annie Oakley (born Phoebe Ann Mosey; August 13, 1860 – November 3, 1926) was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Her “amazing talent” first came to light when the then 15-year-old won a shooting match with traveling show marksman Frank E. Butler (whom she married). The couple joined Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show a few years later.

Annie Oakley (born Phoebe Ann Mosey; August 13, 1860 – November 3, 1926) was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Her “amazing talent” first came to light when the then 15-year-old won a shooting match with traveling show marksman Frank E. Butler (whom she married). The couple joined Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show a few years later.

Emilie Ristevski  What we love: The Australian sharpshooter fills the requisite tiny-girl-with-hat-in-gigantic-landscape portion of our Instagram feed. We feel like we're following along with storybook character as she dives into perfectly calm waters, hikes alone into the wilderness, and takes in huge sunsets. You get a sense of the vastness of the land and the quietness of it all.  Last seen: Running on pink sand in New South Wales.  Follow: @helloemilie Photo: @helloemilie

Emilie Ristevski What we love: The Australian sharpshooter fills the requisite tiny-girl-with-hat-in-gigantic-landscape portion of our Instagram feed. We feel like we're following along with storybook character as she dives into perfectly calm waters, hikes alone into the wilderness, and takes in huge sunsets. You get a sense of the vastness of the land and the quietness of it all. Last seen: Running on pink sand in New South Wales. Follow: @helloemilie Photo: @helloemilie

Road Warrior - Sharpshooting Annie Oakley joined Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show in 1885 at age 24. Other than “heavy, manual labor,” Oakley said, “anything a man can do, a woman can do practically as well.” Her trunk is now at the Garst Museum in Greenville, Ohio.

Road Warrior - Sharpshooting Annie Oakley joined Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show in 1885 at age 24. Other than “heavy, manual labor,” Oakley said, “anything a man can do, a woman can do practically as well.” Her trunk is now at the Garst Museum in Greenville, Ohio.

Children's Books - National Cowboy Museum-Featuring historical photos and original quotes from Annie, a fascinating glimpse into the life of the legendary sharpshooter and heroine details how she triumphed over poverty and abuse to become one of the world's greatest performers who travelled with Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show and amazed audiences throughout the U.S. and Europe.

Children's Books - National Cowboy Museum-Featuring historical photos and original quotes from Annie, a fascinating glimpse into the life of the legendary sharpshooter and heroine details how she triumphed over poverty and abuse to become one of the world's greatest performers who travelled with Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show and amazed audiences throughout the U.S. and Europe.

Parents: Gailkav : "My parents were travellers and showmen, and played the carnivals in Ireland after the war with the swing boats and their sharpshooting act. I was about two when this photo was taken."

Parents: Gailkav : "My parents were travellers and showmen, and played the carnivals in Ireland after the war with the swing boats and their sharpshooting act. I was about two when this photo was taken."

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman William Scott, 822d Base Defense Squadron designated marksman, keeps a lookout at the military operations in urban terrain (MOUT) village during Exercise GLOBAL EAGLE at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Oct. 17, 2013. In 2012, the 824th Base Defense Squadron traveled to Stanford Training Area, England, to train with No. 15 Squadron, Royal Air Force Regiment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jarrod Grammel/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman William Scott, 822d Base Defense Squadron designated marksman, keeps a lookout at the military operations in urban terrain (MOUT) village during Exercise GLOBAL EAGLE at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Oct. 17, 2013. In 2012, the 824th Base Defense Squadron traveled to Stanford Training Area, England, to train with No. 15 Squadron, Royal Air Force Regiment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jarrod Grammel/Released)

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Femmes Fatale: Washington, D.C., circa 1930. Girl sharpshooters take aim in this unlabeled Harris & Ewing glass plate. Pardon us while we get out of the way!

Femmes Fatale: Washington, D.C., circa 1930. Girl sharpshooters take aim in this unlabeled Harris & Ewing glass plate. Pardon us while we get out of the way!

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