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This black and white photograph shows Santa Fe courier nurse Dorothy Thegerstrom. 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: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1945 and 1955

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Item Number: 218484
Call Number: ATSF Series 2, #127.65-4745
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 218484

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