Nancy Tribble (later Benda), as Miss Killearn Gardens, with Miss Wakulla Springs during the Miss Underwater contest.

Nancy Tribble (later Benda), as Miss Killearn Gardens, with Miss Wakulla Springs during the Miss Underwater contest.


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  • 1946

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  • As a teenager Nancy was one of the first mermaids at Weeki Wachee Springs, a job which earned her a trip to Hollywood to double for Ann Blythe in swimming parts for the 1948 movie "Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid".

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Nancy Tribble (later Benda), as Miss Killearn Gardens, with Miss Wakulla Springs during the Miss Underwater contest.
Nancy Tribble (later Benda), as Miss Killearn Gardens, with Miss Wakulla Springs during the Miss Underwater contest.

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Nancy Tribble (later Benda), as Miss Killearn Gardens, with Miss Wakulla Springs during the Miss Underwater contest. 1946. Black & white digital image, . State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/325461>, accessed 18 December 2017.

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Nancy Tribble (later Benda), as Miss Killearn Gardens, with Miss Wakulla Springs during the Miss Underwater contest. 1946. Black & white digital image. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 18 Dec. 2017.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/325461>.

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