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.
Below are a few of the most recent posts. See all the posts for APH Members in the News
|Press Dt||In The News
|09/04/2014||Atwater, Libby||Libby Atwater Examines Perseverance in Her Memoir "What Lies Within"
(Byline: Bill Frank)
IN BRIEF: Interview on my memoir and being a personal historian
|KVTA AM 1520, Ventura, CA, USA and Internet
The Bill Frank Radio Show
Ventura, CA, USA and Internet
|09/01/2014||Wilbrink, Deborah||Voices of Experience: What Can You Teach?
(Byline: Deborah Wilbrink)
IN BRIEF: Deborah tells about a favorite teacher, and other school experiences. She then asks, "What lessons learned from life can you give to others?" Everyone has a unique perspective and could start today to leave it in personal history form.
|Mature Lifestyles of Tennessee Magazine, p. 5
Voices of Experience
|08/24/2014||Uhl, Sam||New workshop to focus on memoir writing
IN BRIEF: Free workshops offered to the community giving people a first-hand experience writing brief life stories with Sam Uhl of The Cheerful Word.
|Blue Ridge Now
Western North Carolina