I've relied on Anne at Footlight Research to help conduct interviews and to illuminate family oral histories by conducting supplemental research. Anne has astounded clients with the documents she's unearthed. She once found a client's ancestor's Last Will and Testament! Additionally, I frequently rely on Anne for quick turn-around transcription. She is thorough and accurate and delivers on time! I highly recommend Footlight Research.
- Jacqueline Nasseff Hilgert, president,
For a number of years Anne Drolet was the primary librarian at the Waverly Public Library in charge of our local history collection. She truly immersed herself in this collection and it was evident to me that not only was she an extremely capable researcher, but also that she enjoyed her work in local history immensely. She quickly became our local expert who we called upon to deal with genealogy questions and other inquiries requiring research of historical newspapers and other historical resources. Later we hired Anne to write a history of the Waverly Public Library to celebrate our 150th anniversary. She did extensive and thorough research on the library, and in the end she made a lasting and meaningful contribution to our collection. Anne is absolutely wonderful to work with, truly interested in people, and meets everyone with an open heart and open mind.
- Sarah Meyer-Reyerson, director
Waverly Public Library
I’ve used Anne’s services to transcribe interviews for our content marketing initiatives. Transcribing is time consuming and doubles the time to completion for certain of our projects. Because of Anne’s timely delivery and the quality of her notes, we were able to meet aggressive timelines for our content product.
- Matthew Doffing, content strategist
Servion / CU Companies
Having worked with Anne on my historical project for over a year now, I have no doubts at all about her ability: she is a highly efficient and professional researcher, exactly as you would hope for in that respect, but she also possesses a remarkable capacity to listen and to understand exactly what is required. Not only is she terrific at unearthing facts and information, she also truly knows how to bring her subject matter to life at a human as well as an historical level. She is a great communicator, and a natural storyteller. As if this weren’t enough of a recommendation, she is a lovely person and a real pleasure to work with. For me, it was a lucky day when I stumbled upon Footlight Research; I have thoroughly enjoyed working with Anne, and I am certain my project has been much enhanced by the combination of her professional skill and personal insight.
- Michael Swaine, author