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Adella Remus, Santa Fe Courier Nurse

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

This black and white photograph shows Santa Fe courier nurse Adella Remus. 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 and errands that required attention.

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Amelia Earhart

This photograph shows aviator Amelia Earhart on a parade float at a homecoming parade in Atchison, Kansas. A native of Atchison, Kansas, Earhart spoke at Memorial Hall to a crowd of 3,500 people during her visit. Earhart set a record flying solo across the Atlantic in her Lockheed Vega. She made the 14-hour, 56-minute flight from Newfoundland to Ireland in May 1932. Earlier, she had been the first woman to cross the Atlantic as a passenger in a plane.

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Amelia Earhart

This is an informal photograph of Amelia Earhart, 1897-1937. She is seated between two women on a parade float in Atchison, Kansas. The two women may be Barbara and Lorraine Hellener, daughters of the City Manager, Earl Hellener. Also visible are the float's driver, spectators, and parked automobiles along the city street. A native of Atchison, Earhart spoke at Memorial Hall to a crowd of 3,500 people during her visit. The parade was June 7, 1935.

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Ann Hammer, Santa Fe courier nurse

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

These two black and white photographs show Santa Fe courier nurse Ann Harmmer. 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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Ann Hammer, Santa Fe Courier Nurse

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

These two black and white photographs show Santa Fe courier nurse Ann Hammer. 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 attended 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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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band

Bradley, R. Collins

This photograph shows a group of "Indian Maids" from the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's inter-tribal band. The women are wearing Native American apparel including jewelry. The band was organized in 1923 when three Native American musicians performed during a company picnic at the Santa Fe shops in Winslow, Arizona. The group became know as the "Santa Fe All Indian Band." Members consisted primarily of employees of the Santa Fe Railroad and representatives from as many as twelve Native American tribes. The band performed at a number of functions across the country including President Dwight Eisenhower's inaugural parade. In 1964, the band disbanded due to the lack of members.

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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band member

This photograph shows Julia Paisano, the only female member of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's inter-tribal band. The group was organized in 1923 when three Native American musicians performed during a company picnic at the Santa Fe shops in Winslow, Arizona. Later referred to as the "Santa Fe All Indian Band". Members consisted primarily of employees from the Santa Fe Railroad and representatives from as many as twelve Native American tribes. The band performed at a number of functions across the country including President Dwight Eisenhower's inaugural parade. In 1964, the band disbanded due to the lack of members.

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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Winslow, Arizona

Bradley, R Collins

This colored slide shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's inter-tribal band from Winslow, Arizona standing in front of a passenger car. The group was organized in 1923 when three Native American musicians performed during a company picnic at the Santa Fe shops in Winslow, Arizona. Later referred to as the "Santa Fe All Indian Band". Members consisted primarily of employees from the Santa Fe Railroad and representatives from as many as twelve Native American tribes. The band performed at a number of functions across the county including President Dwight Eisenhower's inaugural parade. In 1964, the band disbanded due to the lack of members.

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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Winslow, Arizona

Bradley, R Collins

This photograph shows members of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's inter-tribal band. The group was organized in 1923 when three Native American musicians performed during a company picnic at the Santa Fe shops in Winslow, Arizona. Later referred to as the "Santa Fe All Indian Band". Members consisted primarily of employees from the Santa Fe Railroad and representatives from as many as twelve Native American tribes. The band performed at a number of functions across the country including President Dwight Eisenhower's inaugural parade. In 1964, the band disbanded due to the lack of members.

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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company conductors

This photograph shows two Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company conductors standing with a group of women from the Acoma Pueblo tribe of Laguna, New Mexico. The women are selling their pottery to passengers.

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