Kartus Korner

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Kartus Korner was a clothing store founded in Bessemer in 1902 by Sam Kartus. It was located on the corner of 19th Street North and 2nd Avenue. Another store was located in downtown Birmingham at 2102 2nd Avenue North.

The business passed to Samuel's son Harry Kartus and his wife, Esther. The Bessemer store moved to the "New Kartus Korner" at 19th and 3rd Avenue. The business closed after Harry's death in 1966.