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This black and white photograph shows a Santa Fe courier nurse assisting passengers as they board a train. 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, carried out certain administrative duties or errands that required attention.

Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1940s and 1950s

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Item Number: 216532
Call Number: ATSF Series 2, #127.46-4726
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 216532

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