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.
- 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.