Annie Oakley was a top sharpshooter who gained worldwide fame during nearly two decades as a headliner with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show.
TIME TRAVEL WITH THE HISTORY CHICKS
Here’s that (unnecessary rabbit hole) to the world’s largest Monopoly board:
The Bowery Boys Podcast’s coverage of the history of Madison Square Garden:
The Annie Oakley Festival: (which is happening ON THE DAY I POST THIS… dang it, there’s always next year! )
The Garst museum of Darke County:
Annie shoots on film (Thomas Edison kinetoscope, no sound)
Modern day lady trick shooter:
Kirsten Joy Weiss
Annie Oakley TV show
“Annie Oakley hits the bullseye with her rough ridin’ straight shootin’ suspense!
Annie v Toby Walker 1935
The whole setup to the contest looks different (somehow) in 1950: