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Ask a Genealogist: What was a Whitewing in the 19th century?

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Question:

You seem to have a good handle on old occupations.  Can you tell me what a Whitewing did during the late 19th century?

Answer:

This was an occupation I was unaware of.  However I can tell you that a "Whitewing" was another name for a street sweeper.
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