Obsolete Occupations of Yesteryear March 24, 2010 by Kyle Bunch Obsolete Occupations of Yesteryear NPR lists a few once-common jobs that are no more: Lector Elevator Operator Copy Boy Pinsetter River Driver Iceman Lamplighter Milkman Switchboard Operator Typist In A Typing Pool Typesetter Telegraph Operator What else belongs (or soon will) on this list? How much longer will we have people selling tickets at movie theatres? Or operating toll booths? Or printing newspapers? Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window) Tags: Business economy jobs Society Kyle Bunch Partnerships for R/GA Ventures. Raised in California, adopted by Texas. Opinions expressed here are mine and they are fantastic. Related Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.