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1. Based in KC and Made in America Based in KC and Made in America August 9, 2005 Profile article about the Fairbanks Scales company that moved its headquarters to Kansas City in 1988, although it has had a presence or local office in KC since 1925. Fairbanks Scales is located at 821...

2. Equestrian Rider Standing on a Scale Equestrian Rider Standing on a Scale circa 1930s Man in equestrian attire standing on a scale in front of a viewing stand. He presumably is being weighed for a horseback riding competition. Nearby are a couple spectators.

3. Fairbanks, Morse & Co. Fairbanks, Morse & Co. 1890 Advertising card for Fairbanks, Morse & Co. It has no graphic, but the front says: "The Missouri & Kansas Interstate Fair, Kansas City, Mo., September 22nd to 27th, 1890./ _______ weighs ______ lbs./ on...

4. Long Bros. Long Bros. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Long Bros., agents for Borden Selleck & Co., showing three children trying to weigh a pig on a scale. Front of card says: “Howe Scale.” Front lower right corner says: "Donaldson...

5. Mother with Infant Mother with Infant circa 1928-1942 Unidentified woman seated next to a newborn baby wrapped in a blanket. The baby is lying on a scale which reads apprxomately 4.5 pounds.

6. Pediatric Care Pediatric Care Circa 1945-50 Interior view of nurse weighing a small child wearing a hospital garment. Weight chart is in view. Probably taken at General Hospital No. 1.

7. Pediatric Care Pediatric Care Circa 1945 Interior view of school child being weighed and measured. Two unidentified women are in view. Location not given but identified as "school health," presumed to be a city service to children.