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Adaline Beedle Sorace

Adaline Beedle Sorace
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
These fifteen photographs show Adaline Beedle Sorace, author of Addie of the Flint Hills, at various periods in her life. The first photograph is Addie at age sixteen. While the next four images have her attending nursing school at Bell Memorial Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas. Images six through ten show Addie with her friends from Matfield Green, Kansas, and a view of the high school in Matfield Green. Images eleven and twelve show Addie with unidentified friends. The last three images have her with members from the Jr. Century Club in Matfield Green.


Adella Remus, Santa Fe Courier Nurse

Adella Remus, Santa Fe Courier Nurse
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1944 and 1955
This black and white photograph shows Santa Fe courier nurse Adella Remus. 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.


Agnes Hertzler Memorial Hospital, Halstead

Agnes Hertzler Memorial Hospital, Halstead
Date: August 1927
Photo of the Agnes Hertzler Memorial Hospital in Halstead with staff members standing outside the building, 1927.


 Ambulance, Topeka, Kansas

Ambulance, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Harrison, Paul
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This black and white photograph shows an ambulance belonging to the Penwell Funeral Home at 511 Quincy Street in Topeka, Kansas. In the background, a nurse can be seen standing.


Amelia Earhart as a nurses' aid

Amelia Earhart as a nurses' aid
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This is a photograph of Amelia Earhart as a nurses' aid in Canada.


Ann Hammer, Santa Fe Courier Nurse

Ann Hammer, Santa Fe Courier Nurse
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1944 and 1955
These two black and white photographs show Santa Fe courier nurse Ann Hammer. 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 attended to the medical needs of passengers. During their cross country travels the nurses, also, assisted with certain administrative duties and errands that required attention.


Ann Hammer, Santa Fe courier nurse

Ann Hammer, Santa Fe courier nurse
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1945 and 1955
These two black and white photographs show Santa Fe courier nurse Ann Harmmer. 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.


Army nurses

Army nurses
Creator: Kansas State Nurses' Association
Date: 1961
This black and white photograph shows two United States Army nurses discussing the functions of a human heart.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company employees

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company employees
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1945 and 1955
This black and white photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's coach porter and a nurse assisting a passenger onto a train.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe courier nurse

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe courier nurse
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: October 1969
A slide of an ATSF courier nurse. These nurses were registered nurses and were employed to assist passengers.


Betty Widen, Santa Fe Courier Nurse

Betty Widen, Santa Fe Courier Nurse
Date: Between 1944 and 1955
This black and white photograph shows Santa Fe courier nurse Betty Widen. 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.


Birgit Sabo

Birgit Sabo
Date: 1919
This photograph shows Birgit Sabo wearing a Red Cross Reserve Nurse's uniform. She was from Fargo, North Dakota, and was stationed at Fort Riley and overseas during World War I.


C. F. Menninger Memorial Hospital, Topeka, Kansas

C. F. Menninger Memorial Hospital, Topeka, Kansas
Date: May 8, 1954
These photographs show interior views of the C.F. Menninger Memorial Hospital when it hosted an Open House. This was another stage in the development of the Menninger Clinic. Menninger is a leading psychiatric hospital dedicated to treating individuals with mood, personality, anxiety and addictive disorders, teaching mental health professionals and advancing mental healthcare through research. It was located in Topeka, Kansas, from 1925 to 2003 and is now in Houston, Texas.


Children in costume, Clay Center, Kansas

Children in costume, Clay Center, Kansas
Date: Between 1914 and 1916
This postcard shows two children dressed as a World War I soldier and a Red Cross nurse in Clay Center, Kansas. The back of the postcard identifies them as the Wilson children.


Christmas card from the Menninger School of Psychiatric Nursing in Topeka, Kansas

Christmas card from the Menninger School of Psychiatric Nursing in Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1941
This Christmas card is a formal portrait of the Menninger School of Psychiatric Nursing staff and students in Topeka, Kansas, in 1941.


Courier-Nurses are back on the Santa Fe

Courier-Nurses are back on the Santa Fe
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1947 and 1948
This flyer published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company promotes the return of the courier nurse to the passenger trains of the El Capitan and the Scout. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company assigned registered nurses, known as couriers, to their passenger trains prior to World War II. With their return in 1947 the nurses resumed their responsibilities of attending to the medical needs of passengers and assisting with certain administrative duties or errands that required attention.


Delma Fraser, Santa Fe Chief Courier Nurse

Delma Fraser, Santa Fe Chief Courier Nurse
Creator: KASTAN
Date: Between 1940 and 1949
These two black and white photographs show Santa Fe courier nurse Delma Fraser and radio personality Uncle Don from W.O.R. in New York City. 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.


Delma Fraser, Santa Fe Chief Courier Nurse

Delma Fraser, Santa Fe Chief Courier Nurse
Date: Between 1930s and 1940s
This black and white photograph shows chief Santa Fe courier nurse Delma Fraser. 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.


Delma Frasser, Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe courier nurse

Delma Frasser, Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe courier nurse
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows Chief Santa Fe courier nurse Delma Fraser. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company assigned registered nurses, known as couriers, to their passenger trains during the 1930s and 1960s to attend to the medical needs of their passengers. During their cross country travels the nurses, also, assisted with certain administrative duties or errands that required attention.


Delma Frasser, Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe courier nurse

Delma Frasser, Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe courier nurse
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows Chief Santa Fe courier nurse Delma Fraser. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company assigned registered nurses, known as couriers, to their passenger trains during the 1930s and 1960s to attend to the medical needs of their passengers. During their cross country travels the nurses, also, assisted with certain administrative duties or errands that required attention.


Delma Frasser, Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe, courier nurse

Delma Frasser, Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe, courier nurse
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows Chief Santa Fe Courier Nurse Delma Fraser. The Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company assigned registered nurses, known as couriers, to their passenger trains during the 1930s and 1960s to attend to the medical needs of their passengers. During their cross country travels, the nurses also assisted with certain administrative duties or errands that required attention.


Delma Frasser, Santa Fe courier nurse

Delma Frasser, Santa Fe courier nurse
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows chief Santa Fe courier nurse Delma Fraser. The Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company assigned registered nurses, known as couriers, to their passenger trains during the 1930s and 1960s to attend to the medical needs of their passengers. During their cross country travels the nurses, also, assisted with certain administrative duties or errands that required attention.


Delma L. Fraser, Chief Santa Fe Courier Nurse

Delma L. Fraser, Chief Santa Fe Courier Nurse
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1930s and 1940s
These two black and white photographs show Chief Santa Fe courier nurse Delma L. Fraser. 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.


Dorothea Dix correspondence

Dorothea Dix correspondence
Creator: Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887
Date: undated, circa 1826-1963 (bulk 1853-1860s)
Dorothea Dix's papers consist of correspondence from Miss Dix to various people, as well as some correspondence in which Miss Dix was concerned, but not directly involved. Dix was an advocate for social welfare, particularly supporting the establishment and maintenance of mental hospitals for the mentally ill, disabled, or poor. She was instrumental in the proposed legislation of the "Bill for the Benefit of the Indigent Insane." During the Civil War, Dix was appointed Superintendent of Army Nurses. Much of the correspondence concerns Dix's efforts to bring lifeboats and other help to Sable Island in Nova Scotia, an area known for shipwrecks and where many with mental illnesses were sent, sometimes against their will. These papers are part of the historic psychiatry material in the Menninger Archives.


Dorothy Loseke, Santa Fe courier nurse

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


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