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Santa Fe courier nurse

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

This black and white photograph shows a Santa Fe courier nurse attending to passengers. 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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Santa Fe courier nurse

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

These two black and white photographs show a Santa Fe courier nurse reading to a young passenger aboard "The El Capitan". 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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J.R. Watkins Medical wagon, Eureka, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a group of gentlemen, possibly a salesman and customers, standing beside a horse-drawn J.R. Watkins Medical Company wagon near Eureka, Kansas. There is also a young boy in the photograph. The company, founded in 1868 by Joseph Ray Watkins from Plainview, Minnesota, sold medical liniments and salves from the back of a horse-drawn wagon. One sign indicates they sell stock and poultry tonic. There are several cloth sacks and buckets on the ground beside the wagon.

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Rural Free Delivery wagon, Maple Hill, Kansas

These two black and white photographs show the first Rural Free Delivery wagon for the U.S. mail in Maple Hill, Kansas. In the first image Mr. Joe Boyd, is seated behind the horse-drawn wagon as a unidentified girl stands in the cab of the vehicle The second image show two women and three children informally posing with Mr. Boyd and his wagon at a unidentified location. The wagon is label R.F.D. No. 1, U.S. Mail, Maple Hill Kan.

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Newton Rotary Club Boys Band, Newton, Kansas

A view of the members of the Newton Rotary Club Boys Band of Newton, Kansas.

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African American musicians

Lawrence, A (Alfred), 19th cent.

This photograph, from a glass plate negative, shows a group of African American men holding musical instruments alongside two women and children. Alfred Lawrence's studio was located in Lawrence, Kansas, but the actual location of this photograph is not known.

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Nurses and babies

These four black and white photographs from a glass plate negative, show nurses attending to newborn babies. The hospital, nurses, and children are all unidentified.

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Santa Fe courier nurse

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

This black and white photograph shows a Santa Fe courier nurse assisting two young passengers. 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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Big Timber Band, Decatur County, Kansas

This is a photograph of young children and members of the Big Timber Band of Decatur County, Kansas. The children are dressed in uniforms with caps and ribbon sashes.

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Nathan and Charlie Einstein, Topeka, Kansas

An informal portrait of Nathan Einstein and his son, Charlie, at their Army Surplus store located at 809 North Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas.

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