Has most of your history become mythologized to the point where you don't know what's true and what isn't? If we've not been good history-keepers then it's a struggle to get started because it often seems too late, or worse, important items may be already lost. That’s when you need an expert. A historian can come in to research and document your history before it really is too late.
There are significant advantages to documenting and preserving your corporate history, and it can contribute to your bottom line. There are also legal reasons as to why maintaining good record-keeping practices can save you a headache and guard against significant financial penalties.
Corporate history can be a powerful selling feature, and part of your brand story. I can help you harness your company history to improve your marketing and strengthen your brand positioning. I can unearth your corporate history, weave compelling stories from the past into your marketing machine, and have you leveraging your corporate legacy in no time! I’ve worked extensively with the Oregon wine industry, and established the Oregon Wine History Archive at Linfield College. You can see and hear the stories I uncovered, here: https://oregonwinehistoryarchive.org/.
So, what’s your history? Are you a pioneer in your industry, have a unique story, or a long track record of success? Let’s work together to find out how your history can support your future.
Here are a few examples of how I can work with your organization. If you don’t see what you need on the list, please contact me to get support.
Families are complicated and genealogy can be a messy businesses as you work your way through family lore. It's not uncommon for families to become fragmented with many losing connection to branches of the tree due to war, immigration, or other hardships.
Whether you're purposefully seeking to chronicle your true family's story, or matters of intestate has caught you by surprise, I can help you piece together your family lineage by researching and identifying historical records that can definitively lay our your family tree.
So, what’s your story? Are you looking for a long lost branch of family? Records of you grandparents from Yugoslavia? Or working with a lawyer to settle matters of intestate? Work with a credentialed historian to identify the family records you need.
Here are a few examples of how I can work with your family. If you don’t see what you need on the list, please contact me to get support.