Annie Oakley 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.
"Annie Oakley gained fame for her unparalleled shooting skills, and later starring in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show for 17 years. By age Oakley paid off the mortgage for her mother's home by shooting small game for a local grocery store.
Previous pinner info: Annie Oakley Most famous woman marksman of her day. A star with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show touring the United States and Europe. Sitting Bull also toured with the show but didn't go to Europe.