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Graceland, Elvis Presley’s home in Memphis, has been kept largely as it was when he lived there, from 1957 until his death in 1977. Dining room mirrors reflect a stairway to the private quarters. (© Annie Leibovitz / Contact Press Images from the book Pilgrimage, Random House, 2011 © Annie Leibovitz)

Annie Leibovitz's American Pilgrimage

In a new book and exhibition, the esteemed photographer pursues a passion for history and lets us see familiar icons in a fresh light

Road Warrior

Annie Oakley
(© Annie Leibovitz / Contact Press Images from the book Pilgrimage, Random House, 2011 © Annie Leibovitz)
Sharpshooting Annie Oakley joined Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show in 1885 at age 24. Other than “heavy, manual labor,” Oakley said, “anything a man can do, a woman can do practically as well.” Her trunk is now at the Garst Museum in Greenville, Ohio.

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