Tag Archives: Annette Kassis

Sacramento History Awards

May 3, 2013


Harley White Jr. Orchestra at SCHS 2013 Awards. Courtesy Center for Sacramento History.

SCHS 2013 Awards of Excellence This past month, the Sacramento County Historical Society recognized the efforts of several hardworking and passionate individuals in the historical community. The History Press is delighted to count some of our authors among those honored at the SCHS 2013 Awards Dinner. Historian and author Annette Kassis received a Publication Award […]

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“Weinstock’s was distinctly Sacramento; it was ours.”

July 22, 2012


David Lubin’s One Price Store became the Mechanics’ Store sometime around Harris Weinstock’s arrival in Sacramento, c. 1878. Courtesy of the Center for Sacramento History, Weinstock-Lubin Collection

Weinstock, Lubin, and Co. was a Sacramento shopping institution for over a century. With theatrical window displays, a unique children’s department, and a touch of big city fashion, the store beckoned to customers from throughout Northern California. In this interview with History Press West, Annette Kassis shares some of the history behind Sacramento’s signature department […]

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