The disappearing jobs of yesterday

September 13, 2018 0People

Street clerk Candelaria Pinilla,63, types a letter on her typewriter, in front of the district taxing office in Bogota, on April 9, 2018 Street clerks are experts in filling out forms, documents and even in typing letters, to help their clients with paperwork. (AFP/Luis Acosta)

Ahead of May Day, AFP reporters, video and photo teams spoke to men and women around the globe whose jobs are becoming increasingly rare, particularly as technology transforms societies.

– The last street clerks of Bogota –

Inserting a blank sheet into her Remington Sperry, Candelaria Pinilla de Gomez starts typing. One of Bogota’s street clerks, she has spent the last 40 years typing up countless thousands of documents.

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