The Jobs Of Yesteryear: Obsolete Occupations

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Fri, Apr 9th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

As computers and automated systems increasingly take the jobs humans once held, entire professions are now extinct. Visit this gallery from npr.org to see examples of endangered professions, from milkman to telegrapher, and hear from people who once filled those oft-forgotten jobs.

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