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Isobel M. Simpon, Santa Fe Courier Nurse

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Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

Date: Between 1944 and 1955

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: ATSF Series 2, #127.114-4781

Unit ID: 220032

Summary: This black and white photograph shows Santa Fe courier nurse Isobel M. Simpon. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company assigned registered nurses, know 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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Title (Main title): Isobel M. Simpon, Santa Fe Courier Nurse

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