1895- Calamity Jane in the Old West. She was friends with Wild Bill Hickock and in later years, buried next to him.

Martha Canary, a. “Calamity Jane” in She was an American frontierswoman known for being an acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok and appearing in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show as a storyteller.

William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (February 26, 1846 – January 10, 1917) was an American soldier, bison hunter and showman. He was born in the Iowa Territory (now the U.S. state of Iowa), in Le Claire but lived several years in Canada before his family moved to the Kansas Territory. Buffalo Bill received the Medal of Honor in 1872 for service to the US Army as a scout. One of the most colorful figures of the American Old West

William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (February 1846 ~ January was an American soldier, bison hunter and showman. He was born in the Iowa Territory, in Le Claire but lived several years in Canada before his family moved to the Kansas Territory.

Annie Oakley (1860-1926). Most famous woman marksman of her day. A star with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show touring the United States and Europe. Sitting Bull also toured with the show but didn't go to Europe.

Previous pinner info: Annie Oakley Most famous woman marksman of her day. A star with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show touring the United States and Europe. Sitting Bull also toured with the show but didn't go to Europe.

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Iron Tail - Oglala - circa 1915 {Note: Sinte Maza (aka Iron Tail) was an Oglala Lakota man who fought at the Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876. He also performed with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show during the 1890's and with the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West Show near Ponca City, Oklahoma from 1913 to 1916. He died of pneumonia on 28 May 1916 while traveling by train to South Dakota. He was one of three models for the Indian Head Nickel designed by James Earle Fraser.}

A great portrait of Oglala Lakota Chief Iron Tail who was one of the most famous Native Americans of his day and a popular subject for professional photographers who circulated his image across the continents.

Silver gelatin photograph, 5.75 x 3.75" mounted on slightly larger paper stock. With penciled Id on verso "Buffalo Bill Wild West Show c. 1907. Juanita and Ethyele Parry, Martha Allen." The Parry sisters were well-known performers, and Martha Allen was a star cowgirl.

Cabinet Sized Photo of Wild West Show Cowgirls - Cowan's Auctions "Buffalo Bill Wild West Show c. Juanita and Ethyele Parry, Martha Allen." The Parry sisters were well-known performers, and Martha Allen was a star cowgirl.

Annie Oakley shoots over her back using a mirror to spot her target as part of the Wild West shows.

How Annie Oakley, "Princess of the West," Preserved Her Ladylike Reputation

Annie Oakley shooting over her shoulder using a hand mirror. Also, proof that wearing a corset and feminist bad-assery are not mutually exclusive. I love Annie Oakley!

The Wild Wild West - American TV series ran on CBS for 4 seasons (104 episodes) from1965 to 1969. 2 TV movies were made w/ original cast in '79 & '80, and the series was adapted for a motion picture in 1999.  Developed at a time when the TV western was losing ground to the spy genre and utilizing scientific fiction, this show was conceived by its creator, Michael Garrison, as "James Bond on horseback.  Starring Robert Conrad, Ross Martin. (Wiki) ... clic pic for more info

Robert Conrad and Russ Martin, played Jim West and Artemus Gordon in The Wild Wild West, a show that was on tv in the late and

Annie Oakley (August 13, 1860 – November 3, 1926) was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley's amazing talent and timely rise to fame led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, which propelled her to become the first American female superstar.  Oakley's most famous trick is being able to repeatedly split a playing card, edge-on, and put several more holes in it before it could touch the ground, while using a .22 at 90 feet. [Wikipedia] (Thanks, David Cranmer)

Annie Oakley was an Ohio-born lady who could shoot like the dickens. She was the first white woman hired by a Wild West outfit to fill a traditionally male role.

Annie Oakley ... this lady was the business! I was in Annie get your gun when I was a girl, I played her little sister that's my favorite musical

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Annie Oakley … this lady was the business! I was in Annie get your gun when I was a girl, I played her little sister that’s my favorite musical

Wild Wild West (1999) / 12 Awful ’90s Movies Based On TV Shows (via BuzzFeed)

12 Awful '90s Movies Based On TV Shows

Wild Wild West, 1999 - I don't care what they say; I loved this Wild Wild West movie!

cowgirls. Makes me think of my town: The Dalles, Or. It's the town that linked the wild west of Eastern Oregon with the big metropolis of Portland.

This is a picture of cowgirls showing off their guns. It wasn't uncommon to see girls with guns, they had them for protection. This picture teaches us that even woman had to learn how to fire a weapon.

Annie Oakley (Phoebe Ann Mosey 8/13/1860 – 11/3/31926) was an American sharpshooter & exhibition shooter. Oakley starred in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show, the first American female superstar. Using a .22 caliber rifle, at 90 ft Oakley reputedly could split a playing card edge-on & put 5 or 6 more holes in it before it touched the ground.

Annie Oakley was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley’s amazing talent and timely rise to fame led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show, which propelled her to become the first American female superstar.

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james West- Wild Wild West, Robert Conrad, Ross Martin Two Secret Services agents, equipped with a wide array of gizmos, work for the government in the Old West.

Annie Oakley! She was the first woman Buffalo Bill hired for his Wild West show and was a trailblazer who challenged stereotypes about women of the time. Not only could she out-shoot men, she was out-earning most of them. Oakley also used her celebrity to campaign for a woman's right to paid employment and equal pay.

Lady Legend Annie Oakley's Gun Is Worth Way More Than $143K

Annie Oakley (August 1860 – November born in Greenville, Ohio, was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley's amazing talent led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show.

NAN ASPINWALL - the first woman to ride on horseback across North America - alone.  She rode from San Francisco to New York from September 1, 1910 arriving on July 8, 1911, on a bet from Buffalo Bill, whose Wild West show she performed in with her husband. She rode her thoroughbred mare, Lady Ellen, on the journey.

Nan Aspinwall - the first woman to ride on horseback across North America alone. She rode from San Francisco to New York from September 1910 arriving on July on a bet from Buffalo Bill. She rode her thoroughbred mare, Lady Ellen.

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