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Sharing a great photo story from NPR on obsolete jobs.

A “lector” who read aloud to cigar workers newspapers and political tracts as they worked, a “typesetter” who set type when manual type was norm, the “milkman” delivering fresh milk from a horse drawn wagon, a “pinsetter” setting up bowling pins before automated bowling alleys…

photos via Library of Congress, National Archives & Getty Images

March 09, 2010 by Janet Morales