Spotlight Oral History

Company Information

Contact: Dr. Kim Heikkila (Owner and President)

1874 Saunders Ave.
St Paul, MN 55116

Business 651-341-6741

Year Established: 2016

Specialties: Historians, Historians, Oral

Training/Experience: PhD, American Studies (minor Feminist Studies), University of Minnesota, 2002; National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar on teaching the Vietnam War, 2005; Columbia University Oral History Summer Institute, 2000.

Notes: Oral history project development, consultation, training; oral history interviews; historical research, writing, public speaking. I taught college-level US history for 12 years, training more than 200 students to conduct oral history interviews. I have delivered over 50 presentations on topics including oral history, women Vietnam veterans, and the Salvation Army’s Booth Memorial Hospital. My work has earned recognition from the Oral History Association, MN Historical Society, Minnesota Book Awards, St. Catherine University, the National Women’s Studies Assoc, PEO, and Woodrow Wilson Fdn


Project: Eat Street Oral History Project
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Year: 2017

Project: MN in the Vietnam War Era Oral History Project
Location: Minnesota
Year: 2018

Project: Minnesota Women Vietnam Veterans Oral History Project, Minnesota Historical Society
Location: St. Paul / MN
Year: 2004-07