Gary, Indiana

What is Gary, Indiana known for?


acts including

their own record company, which they named Vee-Jay from their initials. Vee-Jay As well as producing and releasing records through his label (Record label), Bracken also wrote some of the songs recorded. During the 1950s and early 1960s Vee-Jay became a major independent record label with acts including Jimmy Reed, John Lee Hooker, Gene Chandler, Jerry Butler (Jerry Butler (singer)), The Four Seasons (group


independent basketball

" Green recalls. The '''Genesis Convention Center''' is a 7,000 seat multi-purpose arena located in Gary (Gary, Indiana), Indiana, United States. It is home to the Gary Splash of the Independent Basketball Association and formerly the Gary Steelheads. It has also held the Miss USA pageant twice, in 2001 and 2002. '''Millennium Station''' (formerly '''Randolph Street Terminal'''; sometimes called '''Randolph Street


large independent

) Roosevelt High School in Gary, Indiana as Pookie Hudson & The Hudsonaires. They changed their name to The Spaniels that spring and, upon graduation, became one of the first two artists to sign with Vee-Jay Records, the first large, independent Afro-American owned record label. The group recorded their initial release, "Baby It's You" on May 5, 1953. Released in July, the song reached #10 on '' Billboard (magazine) Billboard


video production

. The siblings in question are Michael and Janet Jackson, and their first video collaboration, "Scream (Scream Childhood)," is the space odyssey that earned a record 11 nominations at this year's MTV Video Music Awards, winning for Best Dance Video, Best Choreography, and Best Art Direction, the latter a nod to the talents of production designer Tom Foden.


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(August 17, 2010). Retrieved on 2011-03-22. thumb left Nightmare on Elm Street being filmed in Gary (File:Budding Film Industry in Gary, Indiana.jpg) The History Channel (History (U.S. TV channel)) documentary ''Life After People'' was filmed in run-down and derelict parts of Gary, Indiana.videos life-after-people-episode-2-gary-indiana.html Life After People, Episode 2 – 30 years History channel


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Elementary School, in Mississippi. At age 12, he won a statewide drama competition, and while still at Broad Street High School, he performed in a radio show based in Nashville, Tennessee. In 1955, he graduated from Broad Street, but turned down a partial drama scholarship from Jackson State University, opting instead to work as a mechanic in the United States Air Force. attributes axe


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Business and industry Media *'''Newspapers''' – Gary is served by two major newspapers based outside the city, and by a Gary-based, largely African-American interest paper. These papers provide regional topics, and cover events in Gary. **''The Post-Tribune'', originally the ''Gary Post-Tribune'', is now based in Merrillville, a suburb of Gary. **''The Times (The Times of Northwest Indiana)'', previously known as the ''Hammond Times''. Offices and facilities for ''The Times'' are in nearby Munster (Munster, Indiana). **''The Gary Crusader'', based in Gary and largely focused on black or African-American interests and readership. **''The INFO Newspaper


family band

on the same street as the Jackson (The Jackson 5) family and knew Michael Jackson's mother (Katherine Jackson) and uncle. '''''Diana Ross Presents the Jackson 5''''' is the debut album from Gary, Indiana-based soul (Soul music) family band The Jackson 5, released


including historic

in the downtown area, including historic structures like Union Station (Union Station (Gary, Indiana)) and City Methodist Church. A large area of the downtown neighborhood (including City Methodist) was devastated by fire on October 12, 1997.


movie set

, but Michael is sick and is unable to attend her party. Then he receives and a package from Gary, Indiana, which he thinks is chicken soup, but is soon greeted by an Afro-crowned "Hairy Godfather" fairy who grants him a wish to see the star. He sneaks to the ball regardless and dances with the celebrity. '''Songs:''' "Reach In", "Can I See You In The Morning?" LineColor FF4040 '''''Original Gangstas''''' is a 1996 action movie set

Gary, Indiana

class "mbox-small" style "text-align:center;border:1px solid #aaa; background-color:#f9f9f9;" ! colspan "4" style "text-align:center;border-top:none;" '''Demographics (2010) U.S. Census Bureau. American Community Survey, Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics 2010, Table DP-1, 2010 Demographic Profile Data. American FactFinder. Retrieved 2014-06-30. - '''White (White American)''' '''Black (African American)''' '''Asian (Asian American)''' - 10.7% 84.8% 0.2% - '''Islander (Pacific Islander American)''' '''Native (Native Americans in the United States)''' '''Other''' '''Hispanic (any race) (Hispanic and Latino Americans)''' - 0.0% 0.3% 4.0% 5.1%

'''Gary''' ( from Crown Point, Indiana, the county seat of Lake County (Lake County, Indiana).

The population of Gary was 80,294 at the time of the 2010 census (2010 United States Census),

Gary is located adjacent to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and borders Lake Michigan. Many citizens and politicians have helped to preserve parts of the Indiana Dunes. Smith, S. & Mark, S. (2006). Alice Gray, Dorothy Buell, and Naomi Svihla: Preservationists of Ogden Dunes. The South Shore Journal, 1.http: www.southshorejournal.org index.php issues volume-1-2006 78-journals vol-1-2006 117-alice-gray-dorothy-buell-and-naomi-svihla-preservationists-of-ogden-dunes Smith, S. & Mark, S. (2009). The Historical Roots of the Nature Conservancy in the Northwest Indiana Chicagoland Region: From Science to Preservation. The South Shore Journal, 3. http: www.southshorejournal.org index.php issues volume-3-2009 83-journals vol-3-2009 75-the-historical-roots-of-the-nature-conservancy-in-the-northwest-indianachicagoland-region-from-science-to-preservation The city is known for its large steel mills, and for being the birthplace of the The Jackson 5 music group.

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