|When she was 9, her card was red, indicating 7% or more below the average weight that is recorded as 74 pounds.|
|By the time she was 10, she made it onto the blue card, which is "less than 7% below average" where the average weight was 76 -- she made it up to 74 pounds during this year!|
|Guidelines were given for underweight children (this is the back of her 9 year old card).|
|The "less than 7%" folks were also given guidelines.|
Mom told us that the "Fresh air class" was located on the roof of the school building, I guess so they would get lots of "fresh air". She said that the students would be allowed to go into the stairwell and sit when it was bitterly cold outside. Can you imagine?
I guess obesity wasn't a problem with schoolchildren in the early 1930s...