What Jobs Used to Be Like

In 1905, if you wanted to make money in the city, you had a few clear options. Doctor, lawyer, businessman. Unfortunately, most of them involved wearing a hat and suit, and most of them involved being a man. These days, the work world is a completely different animal, and navigating what you can do is almost as important as what you want to do.

Today, though, here’s a little reminder of what the work world used to be like. This is a video showing a video clip of Market Street in San Francisco (yes, right near where I work!) in 1905: