By Charles J. Shields
This publication outlines the tale of "Little convinced Shot," Phoebe Ann Moses. The booklet addresses the historical past of Annie's taking pictures improvement and her partnership with Frank Butler. It speaks of her impressive crowds round the USA and Europe. Annie was once an instance of the facility of the human spirit overcoming adversity, in addition to a girl who helped to alter the face of pop culture.
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Buffalo Bill Cody, creator of “Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show” was coming to town looking for talent. Frank realized in an instant that this could be just the big break he and Annie needed. 29 T HE W ILD W EST S HOW A colorful poster advertises the Wild West Show, featuring Buffalo Bill on horseback at the right. Annie joined the show in the spring of 1885 and soon became a star. B uffalo Bill Cody’s real name was William Frederick Cody. Born in 1846 in Iowa, he had been a Pony Express rider, Civil War soldier, trail scout, hunter, Indian fighter, and actor.
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She had made the same offer during the Spanish-American War. Both times the government turned her down. At their own expense, however, Frank and Annie gave marksmanship instruction to soldiers. Annie also traveled across the country for the National War Council of the Young Men’s Christian Association and the War Camp Community Service. At stops at training camps, she gave shooting demonstrations to raise money for the Red Cross. At the end of 1922, Annie was contemplating a comeback—a whole new generation of admirers wanted to see her perform.
Annie Oakley (Famous Figures of the American Frontier) by Charles J. Shields