Footlight Research

Company Information

Contact: Anne M. Drolet (Owner)

St. Paul, MN 551087

Business 612-440-9165

Year Established: 2017

Specialties: Archivists, Historians, Oral

Training/Experience: Arch M.S. - Heritage Conservation and Preservation, UMN - 2016. Ph.D. - Literature, with Folklore and Storytelling emphasis, Binghamton U. 30 year career as a university professor multicultural American literature which included extensive use of historical research. Public library reference librarian responsible for the Family and Local History collection. Family and architectural research and narratives. Interviewing and transcription experience.

Notes: Museum Consultant: curated local & family history collection; developed interpretation material; historical data collected & mapped. Contract Historian & Historical Preservation Consultant: NRHP section 8 & 106 analysis; researched architectural history & evaluation. Historical Researcher: researched neighborhood movie theater trends, researched neighborhood & structural history development, researched cultural development; researched & wrote house & family history narratives. Historian-oral: interviewed & wrote human interest stories; transcribed interviews for history stories.


Project: Editor & author of public library 150 anniversary
Location: Iowa
Year: 2008

Project: Historical research & contributing evaluation
Location: St. Paul, MN
Year: 2017

Project: Resource biblio for Oliver Kelley Museum plans
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Year: 2015-2016