Friends and Connections

We offer this list of like-minded organizations as a resource for both our own members and the general public. These organizations share APH's mission to preserve story and to support those who wish to work in the field of personal history. If you would like to discuss a closer relationship between your organization and APH, or if you know of an organization that should be on this list, please contact APH Executive Director Linda Coffin.

  • Association of Professional Photo Organizers
    Providing training, support, and tools to manage photos and preserve their lost stories
  • Florida Storytelling Association
    Our mission is to preserve, perpetuate and promote the art of storytelling in Florida, to educate, nurture and welcome new storytellers, to preserve our cultural and personal history through story, to bring storytelling to new audiences, and to encourage cross cultural sharing through story.
    Contact: Kathleen Williams, Florida Storytelling Association, PO Box 258, Mt. Dora FL 32756; 800-327-1796, ext. 1;
  • Northeast Storytelling (formerly League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling, LANES)
    Dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of the art of storytelling in all its aspects: traditional, creative, educational, cultural, personal, and therapeutic

    16 Woodland Drive, Granby, CT 06035; 866-448-7414;

  • StoryCorps
    Preserving and sharing humanity's stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world
    80 Hanson Place, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11217; 646-723-7020;
  • Tejas Storytelling
    Host of the annual Texas Storytelling Festival
    P.O. Box 2806, Denton, TX 76202-2806; 940-380-9320;

  • Veterans History Project
    Collecting, preserving, and making accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war
    Library of Congress, American Folklife Center,