Flashback Friday: Stick ’em Up!

Each week we scour the web for interesting and historic documents that catch our eye. This week’s image surfaced while we were doing a little background searching for our Grant of the Week on the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. We give you the Annie Oakley, record-setting sharpshooter, posing contently with a rifle given to her by Buffalo Bill.

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  • Title: Annie Oakley, with gun Buffalo Bill gave her / staff photo.
  • Date Created/Published: 1922.
  • Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-126783 (b&w film copy neg.)
  • Call Number: NYWTS – BIOG–Oakley, Annie–Sharpshooter [item] [P&P]
  • Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C., 20540 USA
  • Stable URL: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/00651800/

We also found an 1894 recording of Ms. Oakley displaying her talents with a rifle.

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