Purchase Running Out of Footprints

Running out of Footprints

by Cathy Callen

Hardback book, 320 pages, with dust jacket, Table of Contents, Appendices and Index; Preface by Dr. Ramon Powers, Emeritus Secretary/Executive Director, Kansas State Historical Society, 1988-2002

Price:   $15.00

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Or you can purchase by sending check for $20 ($15 + $5 shipping) to:

Cathy Callen 3030 Riverview Road Lawrence, KS  66049 cathy@cathycallen.com

You can also find Running out of Footprints at The Raven Book Store!

The Raven Book Store 6 East 7th Street Lawrence, KS 66044 (785) 749-3300 books@ravenbookstore.com

And Ellen Plumb’s City Bookstore 

Ellen Plumb’s City Bookstore 1101 Commercial Emporia, KS 66801 620-208-BOOK (2665) ellenplumbs.com

Ft. Wayne, my book

A copy of Running out of Footprints is shown here on a bottom shelf at the Allen County Public Library in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, August, 2015.

This book is available at many libraries and can be borrowed free by using interlibrary loan. It can also be found in several historical society collections.

Lawrence Kansas Public Library, Lawrence KS

Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, Topeka KS

Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles, CA

Missouri Valley Room, Kansas City Missouri Public Library

Genealogy Center, Allen County Public Library, Ft. Wayne IN

Kansas Historical Society, Topeka KS

Preble County Historical Society, Eaton OH

Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis IN

Lancaster Historical Society, Lancaster PA

Jackson County Historical Society, Independence MO

Cunningham Memorial Library, Indiana State University, Terre Haute IN

Maryville College, Maryville TN

Journalism Library, University of Missouri, Columbia MO

Clendening Archival Library, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City KS

Spencer Research Library, Lawrence KSNational Genealogical Society Circulating Collection, St. Louis County Library

Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

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