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Santa Fe courier nurse

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Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

Date: Between 1955 and 1966

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: ATSF Series 2, #413.1-7029

Unit ID: 220044

Summary: This black and white photograph shows a Santa Fe courier nurse. 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): Santa Fe courier nurse


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