Tag Archives: Sacramento

Conference of CA Council for History Education

October 14, 2013

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History Press table at Grow Cook Savor in Sacramento June 2013. Courtesy Aubrie Koenig.

Drop by the California Museum lobby in Sacramento on October 25th or 26th during the 8th Annual Conference for the California Council for History Education and say hello to the History Press… Commissioning editor Aubrie Koenig will be joined by historian and author Annette Kassis on Friday with the possibility of special giveaway items on […]

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Sacramento History Awards

May 3, 2013

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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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Share Your Sacramento Food Stories

May 3, 2013

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We Are Where We Eat II

The stories we tell about food reveal who we are, where we come from and what matters to us. Mark your calendars for a very special event in Sacramento Saturday June 1, 2013. We Are Where We Eat, a new Sacramento foodways alliance, will offer a unique celebration of the city’s foodscape and the individuals […]

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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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History Press Announces First Sacramento Book

June 19, 2012

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Courtesy of the Center for Sacramento History

Once the well-trafficked merchant corridor of Gold Rush Sacramento and later the circuit for teenage cruisers, Sacramento’s K Street has a vibrant and colorful past. This summer, The History Press is proud to announce a new book by Sacramento historian William Burg Sacramento’s K Street: Where Our City Was Born. From its founding, K Street mirrored […]

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