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Photograph of crowds at Floyd Bennett Airfield, New York, July 1938

Digital ID
whh000832
Title
Photograph of crowds at Floyd Bennett Airfield, New York, July 1938
Description
The black and white view of Howard Hughes exiting his Lockheed 14 aircraft after performing the final landing on the Round the World flight at Floyd Bennett Airport, New York. Description printed on photograph's accompanying sheet of paper: "World fliers greeted on arrival. Floyd Bennett Airport--- Minutes after he and his companions set their plane down here, completing a dramatic dash around the world, Howard Hughes, wearing the same battered hat, his face covered by a heavy stubble, stepped from the plane, to be greeted by Mayor La Guardia, in the photo are, left to right: Ed Lund, flight mechanic, Howard Hughes, Thomas Thurlow, navigator; Harry P. M. Connor, navigator, and Mayor La Guardia. Credit Line (ACME) 7/14/38"
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Source
Image ID: 0373 [folder 9] 548
Original Collection
Date
1938-07-14
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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
Master File Creation Date
2013-10-03
Master File Extent
6089 x 5006 pixels; 10.15 x 8.34 inches; 91,445,482 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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