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
|03/31/2015||Wilbrink, Deborah||Quilters & Personal Historian Collaborate- TV feature
(Byline: Emily Stroud)
IN BRIEF: Quilters'designs to illustrate a book & CD about personal history by Deborah Wilbrink. what is personal history? How do these quilts tie in?
|WBIR-TV Knoxville, TN (NBC)
Five Alive at Four
Knoxville & east Tennessee
|03/25/2015||Uhl, Sam||New studio records lives for posterity
(Byline: Bill Moss)
IN BRIEF: The Cheerful Word Life Stories Studio opens in historic downtown Hendersonville, NC.
Western North Carolina
|03/25/2015||Wilbrink, Deborah||Personal History on Indie Bohemian Radio
(Byline: Ron Placone & Paulina Combow with Deborah Wilbrink)
IN BRIEF: Hosts explore personal history with author Deborah Wilbrink & play advance tracks from Time To Tell Your Family & Personal History
|WRFN Radio Nashville, Tennessee
Indie Bohemians with Ron Placone & Paulina Combow