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This black and white photograph shows a Santa Fe courier nurse handling luggage. 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: Inland Picture Service, Chicago, ILL
Date: Between 1930s and 1940s

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Item Number: 217695
Call Number: ATSF Series 2, #127.10-4700
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 217695

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