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By Charles J. Shields

This e-book outlines the tale of "Little yes Shot," Phoebe Ann Moses. The publication addresses the background 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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One possibility is that overexposure to the minerals bleached her hair and left brown blotches on her skin. The Butlers may have relied on the train accident as a convenient explanation. In any case, Annie was now in her forties. Her white hair made her appear distinguished, like a “kindly school teacher,” one newspaper remarked. Frank and Annie decided it was time to retire. Annie told the press she was tired. They moved back to their home in Nutley, New Jersey, where Annie accepted a part in another theater production about the Old West that received flattering reviews.

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They wanted to leave the Sells Brothers’ Circus, but they did not want to return to the vaudeville circuit; so many fancy shooters were cropping up on the stage that the Butlers worried their act would seem ordinary before long. They were show people, after all, and they had to make a living. Joining the Wild West troupe was the perfect opportunity for them, they decided. Sometime during the second week of December 33 34 A NNIE OAKLEY 1884, Buffalo Bill paid a visit to the Sells Brothers’ Circus in New Orleans.

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