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Lois McCarthy, Santa Fe Courier Nurse

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Creator: Brent, Orville

Date: Between 1940s and 1950s

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: ATSF Series 2, #30.14

Unit ID: 306251

Summary: This black and white photograph shows Santa Fe courier nurse Lois McCarthy reading to from left to right, Edward Schaefer of Guilford, Connecticut, and John Godsmark of New Hyde Park, New York. The Atchison, Topeka & 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.

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Title (Main title): Lois McCarthy, Santa Fe Courier Nurse


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