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Dorothy Thegerstrom, Santa Fe courier nurse

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Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

Date: Between 1945 and 1955

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: ATSF Series 2, #127.65-4745

Unit ID: 218484

Summary: This black and white photograph shows Santa Fe courier nurse Dorothy Thegerstrom. 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.

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Title (Main title): Dorothy Thegerstrom, Santa Fe courier nurse

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