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

July 22, 2012

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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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