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Don't Fake It

Be Authentic With Content Unique to Your History

Authentic Content?

Authentic Content is found within your company's history and experiences. Artifacts, patents, innovations, and stories are places to find it, but just like your history it's also created every day.

Why It Matters

Studies show that authenticity drives brand choice and  employee engagement. That's why it's more important than ever to use compelling content that is believed, remembered, and acted upon. Authentic content builds a genuine bond of trust and performs better than ordinary content that feels contrived.

Put Your Authentic Content to Work

See How History Factory Is Leading
the Authentic Content Revolution

40 years ago, History Factory pioneered the idea that one-of-a-kind content found within a company's history could be used not only to illuminate the past but to point the way to future success. To date, we've helped more organizations than anyone else harness their history by using our proprietary approach: Start with the Future and Work Back.

Proof That Authentic Content Delivers



Lobby Exhibit Preserves a Heritage 11 Million Members Strong

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Publication Chronicles Innovation and Disruption at Verizon

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Global Anniversary Campaign Rallies Team Around Founder's Values

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Anniversary Strategy Makes Victory Inevitable

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Adobe Photoshop

Candid Snapshots of an Iconic Brand Energize Social Media

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New Balance

Improving Balance for a 100-Year-Old Company

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Our Clients Know the Power of Authentic Content

What Our Clients Say

Vice President of Special Projects

Pete Abitante

“History Factory has been involved with the NFL from the start of planning its 100th season, and played such an important role in shaping its approach and formalizing our thinking. As the 100th season comes to life, I hope History Factory understands and appreciates, with some satisfaction, the key role it played in getting this off the ground.”
Director of Strategic Communications

Carrie Johnson

“History Factory played a vital role in helping Graybar plan and implement an anniversary celebration that honored our past and fueled excitement for the future. We are so grateful for the guidance and support provided by History Factory, which helped us grow our business, achieve community service and giving goals, elevate Graybar’s brand, and tell our story in a fresh and compelling way throughout the year.”

Director of Communications and Content

Laurel Nelson‑Rowe

“I want to thank the entire History Factory team for your creativity, diligence, inspiration and expertise, from our first meeting through asset transition. Together, we developed authentic stories, tools, resources, a theme, materials and inspiration that ISACA never had before but will use and treasure.” 

Retired CEO

Ivan Seidenberg

“The word that I picked up from you that really resonates with me is storytelling. Your ability to tell stories and all the things that go underneath that.”

Senior Product Manager

Maria Yap

“What I have learned from our work with History Factory is that our brand is so much more powerful when we can connect it to our history.”

Manager, Communications & Brand History

McCaulley Adams

“You all have been wonderful partners and stellar caretakers of some of our most precious items for nearly two decades.”

Chief Communications Officer

Shannon LaPierre

“We appreciate all the guiding work you and your team did with us. It was foundational for everything that we pulled together.”

Senior Executive Vice President

Jim Dunlap

“Our leadership team and CEO are engaged, excited and already using insights in a range of communications.”

Chairman of the Board

H. Daniel McCollister

“History Factory’s attention to detail, patience and hard work are evident in the finished product, and I know our agents, customers and Home Office associates will enjoy the space for many years to come.”

What's Our Process?

We Start With the Future and Work Back

Unlike others, History Factory starts with your company or brand goals and then prioritizes how your historical assets and experiences can be pulled forward to help meet those goals.

With 40 years’ experience, we are the leader in uncovering authentic content and insights within a company’s history. No one has developed more publications, created more content-rich exhibits, helped with more corporate anniversaries and milestones, or built more "living archives" for more Fortune 1000 companies than History Factory.

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In a World of Pretenders, Authenticity Rules

Get Real

Authentic content archives proven business results because it rings true. It informs, excites, and motivates action.

Forge Ahead

History Factory pioneered the idea of equipping companies with the future power contained in past corporate achievements.

Know More

A thorough understanding of your company's history provides surprising new insights and options to build upon.

Grow Stronger

No one has developed more authentic content to meet the market challenges of Fortune 1000 companies than History Factory.