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Santa Fe courier nurse

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Creator: Erb, Don

Date: September 1957

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: ATSF Series2, #466.08-7764

Unit ID: 216599

Summary: This black and white photograph shows a Santa Fe porter and Santa Fe courier nurse assisting a passenger in a wheel chair. 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, carried out certain administrative duties or errands that required attention.

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Title (Main title): Santa Fe courier nurse


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