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Sylvia Tuber


Family Information: Daughter of Sadie and Myer Tuber.

Sister of Ruth and William Tuber.  


Pre-Colony History: In 1930 she was living in Hartford, Connecticut with her parents and siblings.  

Home in Colony:  

Job in Colony: In January 1931 Mrs. Hamel and Mrs. Powers, Lasky, Winnie Ogden, Ruth Kittle, Melvine Hullinger, Sylvia Tuber and Dad Bradshaw were rushing the candy work, making boxes, and finishing up the Christmas trade. Mrs. Hamel reported that more than $100 worth of candy had been shipped out that week. 

Other Info: In November 1930 she was part of the re-organized Girls Glee Club which included: Florence Aiton, Nellie Bradshaw, Verda Bradshaw, Madeline Van Buskirk, Ethel Clark, Zelma De Faussell, Gladys Kimball, Ruth Kittle, Hope Shoemaker, Ruth Shoemaker, Laura Synoground, Dorothy Thompson, Sylvia Tuber and Ruby Nesnow, pianiste.

She was one of 16 girls who wound the broad ribbons round the Maypole at Llano's birthday party in 1932 (other dancers included Nellie (Kemp) Bradshaw, Laura (Synoground) Swenson, Ruth Shoemaker, Winnie (Ogden) Dougherty, Ruth Tuber, Verda Bradshaw, Hortense Self, Esta Caves, Helen Emry, Vivian Busick, Irene Hewitt, Myrtle and Irene Maki, Marguerite Killian, Iris Busick, Flora Young and Rhea Mae Baldwin.)  

Post-Colony History: In 1935 and 1940 she was living in Hartford, Connecticut with her parents and siblings -- in 1940 she was working as an assistant buyer for a department store.  


Sources: US Census: 1930, 1940; "Llano Colonist": November 8, 1930, January 3, 1931, May 14, 1932  


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