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