The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley

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With a widowed mother and six siblings, Annie Oakley first became a trapper, hunter, and sharpshooter simply to put food on the table. Yet her genius with the gun eventually led to her stardom in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show during the latter half of the nineteenth century. The archetypal western woman, Annie Oakley urged women to take up shooting to procure food, protect themselves, and enjoy healthy exercise, yet she was also the proper Victorian lady, demurely dressed and skeptical about the value of women's suffrage. ...

The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley 2002, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806135069

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The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley 2000, University of Oklahoma Press

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