• 37 photos of Miss America winners being crowned through the years

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Miss America competition has been around since 1921. While it has gone through many changes throughout the years, one thing never changes: the unbridled joy and excitement each woman feels when they are crowned.
    We've rounded up 37 different Miss Americas, caught at the exact moment they received their crown. Whether there are tears, laughs, or shock, one thing that they all have in common is pure, unadulterated happiness. 1940: Miss Philadelphia, Frances Burke
    Burke won when key cities were still eligible as competitors, not just states.
    1946: Miss California, Marilyn...
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