In January, 2011, world renowned photographer, Annie Leibovitz, paid a visit to Garst Museum to photograph personal items belonging to Annie Oakley.  Annie was on her list of subjects that meant something to Ms. Leibovitz.  She was intrigued with Annie’s life story as a person who went from poverty to be the most famous American woman of her time.


Annie Oakley’s artifacts are part of a prestigious group of individuals and locations featured in this book of photographs and commentary.  Some of the other people and places are Emily Dickinson, Niagara Falls, Eleanor Roosevelt, Marian Anderson, Abraham Lincoln, Monticello, Ansel Adams, and Robert Smithson. 


The hardbound book copyrighted in 2011, measures approximately 9” by 12” and contains 245 pages of illustrations and photographs with commentary.