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This black and white photograph shows a group of Santa Fe courier nurses gathered at a unknown ceremony. 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.

Date: Between 1940 and 1949

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Item Number: 216536
Call Number: ATSF Series 2, #127.47-4727
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 216536

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