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Santa Fe courier nurse

Dates: Between 1950 and 1959

Creator: Erb, Don

This black and white photograph shows a Santa Fe courier nurse with two young passengers selecting snacks aboard the passenger train the San Francisco Chief. 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.

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Santa Fe courier nurse