A sharpshooting, horseback-riding symbol of the Wild West
An elegant little lady who was courted by European aristocracy and admired by queens
A determined and brilliant performer who dazzled audiences the world over
You want girl power? Meet Annie Oakley! Born in 1860, she became one of the best-loved and most famous women of her generation.
She amazed audiences all over the world with her sharpshooting, horse-riding, action-packed performances. In an age when most women stayed home, she traveled the world and forged a new image for American women.
By Stephanie Spinner.