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This black and white photograph shows two Santa Fe courier nurses dressed in turquoise and mesa blue uniforms standing beside the "Hi-Level El Capitan" that traveled between Chicago, Illinois, and Los Angeles, California. 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 1960 and 1969

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Item Number: 220038
Call Number: ATSF Series 1, #17.13-1387
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 220038

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