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This black and white photograph shows a Santa Fe courier nurse aboard 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: Brent, Orville Jr.
Date: Between 1953and 1963

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Item Number: 216604
Call Number: ATSF Series 2, #466.13-7769
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 216604

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