30 Photos Showing How Members of Different Professions Have Changed Over the Last 100 Years

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Almost 100 years ago, Amelia Earhart became the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Nowadays a female captain of a transatlantic plane is an ordinary thing. The world has changed beyond recognition over the past 150 years, and this has affected people and their professions.

At Bright Side, we found 30 photos that prove this. At the end of the article, there are 2 bonus sections where you will see the winner of the 1921 beauty pageant, and a selfie taken more than 100 years ago.

Amelia Earhart, the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, and a current pilot of Lufthansa Airlines

Famous journalist John Reed in 1920, and his modern colleague

A fireman in the end of the 19th century, and nowadays

Race car driver Louis Meyer in the 1930s, and his modern colleague Daniil Kvyat

Bodybuilder in the beginning of the 20th century, and nowadays

Waiters of 1913 and 2011

A barber in 1920 and 2014

A nurse at the beginning of the 20th century and now

Actors at the Academy Awards ceremony in 1942 and in 2021

A ballet dancer in 1898 and in 2019

A soccer player from 1935 and 2020

A worker in the 1930s and now

A tennis player in 1920 and 2018

Model Natalia Paley at the beginning of the 20th century, and her colleague Natasha Poly in 2020

One of the handsomest men of the 1920s, Rudolph Valentino, and Timothée Chalamet, one of the handsomest men of the 2020s

Bonus 1: The first beauty queen of 1921, and her “colleague” of 2020

The first regular beauty pageant was the Miss America Pageant. It was organized in 1921 for the first time and 16-year-old Margaret Gorman was its first winner.

Bonus 2: A mirror selfie in 1900 and now

Do you think people have really changed in the last 100 years? Share your opinion in the comments below.


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Yes, a number of professions have changed for the better, however there are a few things l would add that haven't changed much at all.


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