Photo Stories: Miss USA Beauty Pageant, Gary,IN: Miss USA Beauty contest, Gary, Indiana

A $30,000 banner was hung over the abandoned Sheraton Hotel across the street from the convention center  where most pageant festivities in Gary were held. (© Karen Ducey 2001)
Miss USA Beauty contest, Gary, Indiana

A $30,000 banner was hung over the abandoned Sheraton Hotel across the street from the convention center where most pageant festivities in Gary were held. (© Karen Ducey 2001)