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This black and white photograph shows a Santa Fe courier nurse with two young passengers selecting snacks aboard the passenger train the San Francisco Chief. 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.

Creator: Erb, Don
Date: Between 1950 and 1959

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Item Number: 306271
Call Number: ATSF Series 2, #504.07
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 306271

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