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The Association of Personal Historians (APH) is a not-for-profit trade association whose members use various media to preserve histories, life stories and memories for individuals, organizations and communities. APH has more than 650 members in the U.S., Canada and other countries world-wide.

The APH Newsroom is where you can find media contacts, news stories about personal history as well as search through a library of press coverage about and by APH members. APH members have appeared across a broad spectrum of publications and media outlets including the Wall Street Journal and National Public Radio.

In addition, writers, editors and researchers can access background and factual information about the association and the work members do.

We welcome your efforts to learn more about our organization. Personal history is a young and still relatively unknown profession. Every instance of relaying information about this service helps build awareness in the public eye and helps individuals, businesses and families capture and preserve their stories in a way that will enrich the next generation.

If you have any comments or suggestions, please contact:
Debbie Marks, APH Marketing Director

Below are a few of the most recent posts. See all the posts for APH Members in the News

Press Dt In The News
Article/Broadcast Title   Publication/Station
08/06/2014 Cox, Candace Genealogy: Your Ancestor Shot and Killed My Ancestor!  (Byline: Candace Cox)
IN BRIEF: Our ancestors did a lot of living between their birth and death dates! As you are researching your genealogy, also look for information that will reveal something of their lives - not just that they lived.
  Retirement and Good Living website  
08/01/2014 Wilbrink, Deborah Add Story to Your Family History  (Byline: Deborah Wilbrink)
IN BRIEF: Genealogists and personal historians can use complementary skills for a more readable family history. How to find, attribute, and add story. Both professions quoted. Ran black & white, p. 36.
  Middle Tennessee Journal for Genealogy and History...
08/01/2014 Wilbrink, Deborah That's the Gist of It: Book Review  (Byline: Shirley Wilson)
IN BRIEF: Book review of That's the Gist of It by Thaddeus Martin, editor Deborah Wilbrink, APH.
  Middle Tennessee Journal for Genealogy and History...
Book Reviews by Shirley Wilson