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Huge Thanks To British Pathé

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Working by Studs Terkel

Science And Technology In World History by James E. McClellan, Harold Dorn

Leonardo To The Internet by Thomas J Misa


Lice & Clothing

AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs

Why Studs Terkels Working World No Longer Exists

If The Robots Steal All Our Jobs Then Wages Will Be Rising At 200% Per Year: What Problem Is That?

Is Work Good Or Bad by Gary Gutting

A World Without Work by Derek Thompson

The Satire Of The Trades


Court Jesters

Sploot Review

The Development and History Of Horticulture


The End Of Extreme Poverty by 2030

American Time Use Survey

USDA Disposable Personal Income Spent On Food

GDP Per Person

Labor Force for Historical Statistics of the United States

Retail Prices Of Selected Foods In U.S. Cities 1890-2015

Our World In Data

Consumer Goods And Hours Of Work

Number Of Jobs Held In A Lifetime


Blacksmith: Edison Kinetoscope 1895

Horse Drawn Fire Engine

Steel Works Factory

Factory Girls On Strike

Staff Going Into Gate of Varnish Factory 1920-1929

A Century Of Progress - First Locomotive

Weaving 1952

Weaving 1940-1949

Women Bakers 1914-1918

Iron Foundry Workers Required 1947

Greece - Prior To De Gaulle’s Visit 1963

Skeleton Tailor 1949

Gold Beaters 1952

Electric Car In 1940

Gentle Giant Aka Robot 1958

Brave Fire Fighters 1918

Down And Outs 1950-1959

A Day In The Life Od Hungarian Fashion Model 1965

Guard Shoemaker 1943


Humans Need Not Apply by CGP Grey

Man On The Land (1951)

It’s All In Knowing How (1954) by Chicago Film Studios of Chicago Film Laboratory

White Wonder (1958) by Wilding Picture Productions

Frontiers Of The Future (1937) by Audio Productions, Inc. in collaboration with National Industrial Council

Printing (1947) by Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.

It’s Everybody’s Business (1954) by Sutherland (John) Productions, Inc.

The Woodworker (1940) by Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.

Automation - Machine: Master Or Slave

Plow that Broke The Plains

On Guard! The Story of Sage (1956) by IBM Corporation, Military Products Division

Trip Down Market Street Before The Fire (1906) by Miles Brothers

Nation At Your Fingertips (1951) by Audio Productions, Inc.

Horsepower (1937) by Handy (Jam) Organization

Threads Of Technology (1970) by Murphy (Owen) Productions

Days Of Our Years (1955) By Dudley Pictures Corporation

What Is Money? (1947) by Coronet Instructional Films

Financing The American Family (1935) by Chicago Film Laboratory, Inc.

Opportunities Unlimited by Transfilm

Master Hands (1936) by Handy (Jam) Organization


Steven Horwitz

Elizabeth Wayland Barber

Paintings by Giovanni Caselli

Vsauce2 Links Facebook: Website:

Written, Produced and Hosted by Kevin Lieber Instagram: Twitter: Website:

Production Assistant Michael Watson

VFX by Eric Langlay

Additional Animation by Lulu Jiang

Sound Design/Mix by Jay Pellizzi

Contributing Editor Matthew Tabor, Koala Fight Media

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