The iceman and other obsolete occupations.

6 03 2010

NPR has the coolest slide show ever up for us labor historians: Obsolete occupations. Despite errors in the text, my favorite is still the ice delivery man. Since I can’t figure out how to grab pictures out of slideshows, above is another one of my favorite labor history stories: a lector reading to cigar makers. I got that from Boing Boing, where, of course, I found the original link.




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: