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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:
Judith McDowell, 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
09/16/2016 Coffin, Linda Oh, the stories they could tell. Preserving family stories is worth the work.  (Byline: unknown)
IN BRIEF: An article describing the value of saving family stories, along with the stories of precious heirlooms and photos.
  Chicago Tribune
"Primetime" Supplement
Chicago area and suburbs
09/01/2016 Dwyer, Kit Have a Story to Tell? Your Personal Memoirist Is Here  (Byline: Aline Tegund)
IN BRIEF: ďOur parentsí lives arenít on the internet," Said Kit Dwyer, of Firsthand Memories in Colorado. "We canít find out about them if we donít speak to them. And itís slipping away.Ē
  The New York Times
08/07/2016 Wilbrink, Deborah Time To Tell Your Personal & Family History book review  (Byline: Rachel Gladstone)
IN BRIEF: Personal history how to guide by Deborah Wilbrink featured in Dish Magazine
  Dish Magazine
All Booked Up
national, international