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Photograph of a crowd awaiting the arrival of Howard Hughes' plane at Floyd Bennett Airport, New York, July 14, 1938

Digital ID
whh000786
Title
Photograph of a crowd awaiting the arrival of Howard Hughes' plane at Floyd Bennett Airport, New York, July 14, 1938
Description
The black and white view of a crowd of people awaiting the arrival Lockheed 14 aircraft at Floyd Bennett Airport in New York. Typed onto a piece of paper attached to the image: "Tumultuous welcome awaits world fliers here Floyd Bennett Airport, N.Y. -- Policemen lined up on the field here awaiting the arrival of Howard Hughes and his companions, New York bound from Minneapolis, on the last leg of their epochal Round-The-World flight. By noon, a crowd of 6,000 persons had gathered at the airport, and it was increasing by the moment. Credit line (ACME). 7/14/38."
Source
Image ID: 0373 [folder 8] 503
Original Collection
Date
1938-07-14
Graphic Elements (TGM)
DC Type
Genre (TGM)
Rights
This material may be protected by copyright. Personal, including educational and academic, use of this material is without restriction but acknowledgement of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University Libraries is requested whether the use is oral, web or in print. Commercial use of any portion of this material requires permission from the University Libraries. For further information please contact Digital Collections: http://digital.library.unlv.edu/contact
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries
Digital Collection
Conversion Specifications
Original material scanned on Epson Expression 10000XL using EPSON Scan Ver. 3.49A software
Master File Creation Date
2013-09-27
Master File Extent
6060 x 4992 pixels; 10.10 x 8.32 inches; 90,755,440 bytes
Master File Format
image/tiff
Master File Operating System
Windows 7 Enterprise, Version 6.1
Master File Quality
24 bit color; 600 ppi
Master File Creation Software
EPSON Scan Ver. 3.49A software
 

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