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1Title:  Elmer Van Sickle Papers     
 Creator:  Van Sickle, Elmer 
 Dates:  1931-1945 
 Abstract:  Elmer Van Sickle was a professional pilot and businessman. He became a professional pilot in 1929, flying amphibian aircraft from Cleveland, Ohio, to Detroit, Michigan, for Thompson Aeronautical Corporation. He later flew the Cleveland to Nashville, Tennessee run for American Airlines. Van Sickle began a small machine shop, called Cleveland Aircraft Products Company (CAPCO), in his home in Rocky River, Ohio. By 1945, office headquarters had moved to Ontario Street in downtown Cleveland. The company produced wheel and brake mechanisms for aircraft. Van Sickle married Edith Newman of Cleveland in 1931. The collection consists of newspaper clippings, Cleveland Aircraft Products Company newsletters, mechanical drawings, memorabilia, and Van Sickle's 1931 wedding announcement. 
 Call #:  MS 4597 
 Extent:  0.21 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Van Sickle, Elmer. | Cleveland Aircraft Products Company. | Aircraft industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Aircraft supplies industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Air pilots -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
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2Title:  Dorothy Layne McIntyre Family Papers     
 Creator:  McIntyre, Dorothy Layne Family 
 Dates:  1939-1988 
 Abstract:  Dorothy Layne McIntyre was one of the first African American women to receive a private pilot's license under the Civil Aeronautics Authority. She trained in the cadet flying program while attending West Virginia State College, receiving her pilot's license in 1940. During World War II she taught aircraft mechanics at the War Production Training School in Baltimore, Maryland, while simultaneously working as a secretary in the industrial department of the Baltimore Urban League. In 1942, she moved to Cleveland, Ohio, and married F. Benjamin McIntyre; they had two daughters, Dianne McIntyre and Donna McIntyre Whyte. The collection consists of photocopies of original pilot log books, publications concerning aeronautics, newspaper clippings, and correspondence. The collection pertains to Doroty McIntyre's career in the aeronautics industry. Also included are articles and other information concerning Dianne McIntyre and her dance group, Sounds in Motion, particularly concerning their production of "Take-Off from a Forced Landing," based on the life of Dorothy McIntyre. 
 Call #:  MS 4649 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  McIntyre, Dorothy Layne. | McIntyre, Dianne. | Sounds in Motion. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Afro-American air pilots -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Air pilots -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Dance companies -- United States. | Dance -- United States.
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