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  • 2009 Association of Personal Historians Conference in Valley Forge

    If you follow me on any of the social media platforms such as Twitter (@stefanitwyford) or Facebook, you’ll know that I spent the previous week at the 2009 Association of Personal Historians Conference in Valley Forge Pennsylvania. Having never been to...

    Read more  ●  Monday, November 2nd, 2009

  • Creating an Oral History to Capture and Preserve Unique Life Stories

    Flickr photo: c-weiss First of all, what is oral history? Put simply it is a collection of testimonies by living persons to record their unique life stories. They are not based on gossip, hearsay or rumors. Instead, oral histories are chronicles of direct ob...

    Read more  ●  Monday, September 24th, 2012

  • From Nashville – It’s the lovin’ of the game

    I am writing this post from my hotel room in Franklin Tennessee, just outside Nashville, where I am attending the Association of Personal Historians annual conference. I’ve just wrapped up a whirlwind day of workshops, networking, video shares, personal...

    Read more  ●  Saturday, November 10th, 2007

  • From Nashville – Listen

    The theme of this year’s Association of Personal Historians conference is “Listen.” When I looked up the word listen in the dictionary, the main definition was “hear” although there was a footnote explainig that: “to listen...

    Read more  ●  Sunday, November 11th, 2007

  • Keeping Your Memory Alive With Personal History

    Flickr Photo: Eric Lafforgue Yesterday, on the Association of Personal Historians Listserve, someone posted a question asking if anyone remembered an African proverb that was told to us by James Walsh. Walsh, a history professor at the University of Colorado...

    Read more  ●  Friday, June 4th, 2010

  • Social Media Presentation at The Association of Personal Historians 2009 Annual Conference

    Compfight Photo: fredcavazza I am going to be presenting a workshop on Social Media at the Association of Personal Historians 2009 Annual Conference in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania (outside of Philadelphia) October 21-25, 2009. If you’re not familiar wit...

    Read more  ●  Tuesday, August 18th, 2009