Esther Williams passed away on Thursday, June 6. A competitive athlete and film star, Williams brought excitement and glamor to swimming as a sport and recreation.
Esther Williams’ hair being prepared for an underwater sequence: Silver Springs, Florida (1955)
Esther Williams during filming of “On an Island with You” at Lido Beach, Sarasota (1947)
Esther Williams at Lido Beach, Sarasota (1947)
The Esther Williams Swimming Pool at Cypress Gardens, built as a set for “Easy to Love” (1953)