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Annie Oakley – Born

August 13

Annie Oakley
born Phoebe Ann Mosey
August 13, 1860 – November 3, 1926

“Miss Annie Oakley”, “Little Sure Shot”, “Little Miss Sure Shot”

She hit 100 clay targets in a row from 16 yards  at age 62 in a 1922

Oakley’s personal possessions, performance memorabilia, and firearms are on permanent exhibit in the Garst Museum and the National Annie Oakley Center in Greenville, Ohio

Oakley believed that women should learn to use a gun for the empowering image that it gave

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August 13
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