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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.

Date: Between 1944 and 1955

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Item Number: 220023
Call Number: ATSF Series 2, #127.111-4778
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 220023

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