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This black and white photograph shows a Santa Fe courier nurse talking to passengers in the Hi-Level dome lounge of the El Capitan. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company assigned registered nurses, known as couriers, to their passenger trains from the 1930s to the 1960s to attend to the medical needs of passengers. During their cross country travels the nurses, also, assisted with certain administrative duties or errands that required attention.

Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1960 and 1969

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Item Number: 216524
Call Number: ATSF Series 1, #17.3-1375
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 216524

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