Association of Personal Historians (APH) Conference, Nov 8-12 2013

Worldwide members of the Association of Personal Historians (APH) will gather inside theCapital Beltway for their 19th annual conference in Bethesda, Maryland, November 8–12, 2013, for Capital Reflections. APH Conference Program Chair Ronda Barrett is planning a stimulating and educational program for experienced and beginning personal historians. The APH annual conference is a magnet for members wanting to explore ways to enhance their businesses of documenting personal and family histories.

Recent results from the 2010 Census reveal that the U.S. population 65 and older is now the  largest in terms of size and percent of the population, compared to any previous census. This elder population grew at a fasterrate than the total population between 2000 and 2010. The longevity of this age group has also increased. This has created a sense of urgency to document personal and family histories for our future generations before it’s
too late.
Founded in 1995, the Association of Personal Historians has 625 members representing eleven countries, including the U.S. For more information about the organization and their 2013 conference, please visit http://www.personalhistorians.org. To contact the conference program chair, Ronda Barrett, please call 301-395-5989
or email conferenceprogram@personalhistorians.org.

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