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These two black and white photographs show Santa Fe courier nurse Winifred Player. 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 and errands that required attention.

Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1944 and 1955

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Winifred Player, Santa Fe Courier Nurse - 1

Item Number: 219987
Call Number: ATSF Series 2, #127.76-77
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 219987

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