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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
07/14/2014 Wilbrink, Deborah Cross the Generation Gap with Family Stories  (Byline: Deborah Wilbrink)
IN BRIEF: Write family stories with your relatives from different generations for fun and connection.
  Retirement and Good Living website
Blog guest
07/06/2014 Gilbert, Tom Telling Life's Stories: Four Late-Blooming Personal Historians  (Byline: Lynne Strang)
IN BRIEF: While people of all ages become personal historians, many are in the second halves of their lives. As their awareness of time’s fleeting nature increases, so does an interest in capturing and preserving life memories.
Debra Eve website
Internet - world wide
07/01/2014 Wilbrink, Deborah Voices of Experience: Patricia West captures her father's story  (Byline: Deborah Wilbrink)
IN BRIEF: Personal Historian Patricia West finishes and publishes her father's memoir after his death: From Stearmans to Starfighters - A Pilot's Memoir
  Mature Lifestyles of Tennessee Magazine, p. 7
Voices of Experience
Middle Tennessee