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Annie Oakley's Parker Shotgun

It's part four of the Curator's Corner series from the from the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum in Springfield, Missouri. John Popp and NRA Museums Director Jim Supica examine the 12 gauge Parker shotgun given by Frank Butler to his bride in 1901. Frank married the young woman who outshot him one Thanksgiving in a small Ohio town. Annie took the stage name Annie Oakley, touring the country with her husband as part of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. She became America's first international female superstar.

It's part four of the Curator's Corner series from the from the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum in Springfield, Missouri. John Popp and NRA Museums Director Jim Supica examine the 12 gauge Parker shotgun given by Frank Butler to his bride in 1901. Frank married the young woman who outshot him one Thanksgiving in a small Ohio town. Annie took the stage name Annie Oakley, touring the country with her husband as part of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. She became America's first international female superstar.

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