Pete's Famous Hot Dogs was a legendary Birmingham hot dog stand that was operated by Gus Koutroulakis and his wife Kathy, located at 1925 2nd Avenue North. After Gus' death on April 5, 2011, the stand was closed. In May, the iconic neon sign was removed from the building and taken to the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum for permanent display.

Pete's Famous Hot Dogs was a legendary Birmingham hot dog stand that was operated by Gus Koutroulakis and his wife Kathy, located at 1925 2nd Avenue North. After Gus' death on April 5, 2011, the stand was closed. In May, the iconic neon sign was removed from the building and taken to the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum for permanent display.

Bob Adelman  USA. Birmingham, Alabama. 1963. A "Colored Balcony" sign at a segregated theater. Birmingham had a well-deserved reputation as the most segregated and racially violent city in the Deep South.  Image Reference  NYC16275  (ADB1963940W00009/36)  © Bob Adelman/Magnum Photos

Bob Adelman USA. Birmingham, Alabama. 1963. A "Colored Balcony" sign at a segregated theater. Birmingham had a well-deserved reputation as the most segregated and racially violent city in the Deep South. Image Reference NYC16275 (ADB1963940W00009/36) © Bob Adelman/Magnum Photos

Children's Crusade, Birmingham, Alabama 1963  The 1963 campaign to desegregate Birmingham, Alabama, generated national publicity and federal...

Children's Crusade, Birmingham, Alabama 1963 The 1963 campaign to desegregate Birmingham, Alabama, generated national publicity and federal...

Here’s a look at what you need to know about the Birmingham, Alabama, church bombingthat killed four African-American girls during church services in 1963. September 15, 2013, marked the 50th anniversary of the bombing. Facts: September 15, 1963 – A bomb blast at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church ...Here’s a look at what you need to know about the Birmingham, Alabama, church bombingthat killed four African-American girls during church services in 1963. September 15, 2013, marked the 50th…

Here’s a look at what you need to know about the Birmingham, Alabama, church bombingthat killed four African-American girls during church services in 1963. September 15, 2013, marked the 50th anniversary of the bombing. Facts: September 15, 1963 – A bomb blast at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church ...Here’s a look at what you need to know about the Birmingham, Alabama, church bombingthat killed four African-American girls during church services in 1963. September 15, 2013, marked the 50th…

Civil rights activists Jimmy Hicks, Julian Bond, John Lewis, and Jeremiah X stand across the street from a bombed church where 4 young black girls were killed while attending Sunday school. Birmingham, Alabama, 1963

Civil rights activists Jimmy Hicks, Julian Bond, John Lewis, and Jeremiah X stand across the street from a bombed church where 4 young black girls were killed while attending Sunday school. Birmingham, Alabama, 1963

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