Michelle Ann Kratts

Mrs. Palumbo Serves her Country

In Off to War, The Italians of Niagara Falls, New York on April 12, 2013 at 6:23 pm

When her husband went off to war, Mrs. Anthony Palumbo also served her country. She worked as a
guard at Carborundum on Buffalo Avenue in Niagara Falls, New York.

Amelita Ciambrone Palumbo

Amelita (Amy) Ciambrone Palumbo, guard for Carborundum Chemical Plant, Niagara Falls, New York, early 1940’s

Women Guards marching for a parade in Niagara Falls, New York, early 1940's

Women Guards marching for a parade in Niagara Falls, New York, early 1940’s

 

 

Photos Courtesy Patricia DiNieri

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  1. Thanks for posting this. I grew up across the street from the Palumbos on Augustus Place during the 70s and 80s. I cherish the memories of Tony smoking his cigar and giving advice (like get educated and don’t take any crap from anybody). They were always, always nice to us kids.

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