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This black and white photograph shows a Santa Fe courier nurse making announcements aboard the "High Level" 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.

Date: Between 1950 and 1959

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Item Number: 216602
Call Number: ATSF Series 2, #466.11-7767
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 216602

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