December 10, 2013

Here's a story about an Honor Your Story project in the Washington Post today! We're thrilled for the coverage of the Personal History profession. Everyone should capture their life story and professionals can help make the process manageable and even enjoyable!

 

Famili...

October 19, 2013

I have a very strong connection to the women in my maternal line. I named my daughter after my great grandmother as another stitch to keep that connection going. A lot of the big stories of these women’s lives are filled with loss -- loss of love, loss of health and lo...

August 7, 2013

A New York Times Bestselling Author: Steve Roberts

Your Grandmother Never Says “No Comment”

(Tuesday, November 12, 8:30 am)

 

Steve Roberts is a passionate advocate for the importance of capturing life stories, as evidenced by his presentation’s title (also one of his favo...

July 29, 2013

Oscar Winner Grace Guggenheim

Past Is Prologue

(Sunday, November 10, 8:30 am)

 

Grace Guggenheim has been a producer and executive producer of historical documentaries with Guggenheim Productions, Inc., for over twenty-five years. She has produced over fifteen documentarie...

July 22, 2013

Our American Family

From One Family’s Story to a Documentary Project for Public Television

(Saturday, November 9, 8:30 am)

The first half of the twentieth century represents the last era of American life to begin, for most families, largely unchanged from the lives and ex...

July 15, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC -  Worldwide members of the Association of Personal Historians (APH) will gather for their annual conference in Bethesda, Maryland, November 8-12, 2013. The five-day conference is a magnet for personal historians wanting to network with fellow profession...

June 19, 2013

The Montgomery Hospice An Introduction to Casey House video has won in the 2013 Communicator Awards competition. The sponsoring organization, the International Academy of the Visual Arts, received more than 6,000 entries from both inside and outside the USA. "The Commu...

February 12, 2013

During recent a conversation with Storyteller Ellouise Schoettler, she reminded me of the West African tale of the Cow-Tail Switch. We were musing about how there always seems to be at least one family member who understands the importance of preserving stories. They b...

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