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Photograph of the Lockheed 14, Chicago, 1938 A view of the Lockheed 14 surrounded by a small crowd while resting inside a hangar in Chicago.
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Photograph of a crowd surrounding Howard Hughes' plane, Los Angeles, August 02, 1938 Typed onto a piece of paper given with the image: "As Los Angeles Welcomed Howard Hughes Los Angeles, Cal. -- The crowd gathered around the world-circling plane of Howard Hughes in the hangar at the Grand Central Air Terminal as...
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat wing under construction, Culver City, California, June 1, 1945 View of construction of one of the wings of the Hughes Flying Boat in a hangar at the Hughes Aircraft Company, June 1, 1945. Scaffolding is seen underneath the wing.
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Photograph of the hull of Hughes Flying Boat, 1946 Moving the hull of the Flying Boat from plant to harbor, 1946.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat wing assembly, Culver City, California, circa 1942-46 The Hughes Aircraft HK-1 or "Flying Boat" wing assembly being completed in a hangar in Hughes' factory in Culver City.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and other men in New York, August 20, 1938 Description given with photograph: "Howard Hughes in New York after making a high altitude flight from Los Angeles during which he tested a new two-ounce oxygen mask."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in cockpit of the second XF-11, April 4, 1947 Howard Hughes is seen sitting in the cockpit of the second XF-11 prototype, April 4, 1947.
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Photograph of the fuselage of the Hughes Flying Boat leaving Culver City, California, 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of a blimp advertising The Outlaw, 1943 RKO Pictures' blimp advertising their movie, "The Outlaw," that starred Jane Russell and was released in February 1943. The blimp is stored in a warehouse.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes leaving the Northrop Gamma Racer, Newark, New Jersey, January 13, 1936 Howard Hughes leaving the cockpit of a Northrop Gamma, surrounded by a crowd at Newark New Jersey Airport. Hughes set a coast-to-coast speed record. A bank of microphones and a movie camera are seen beside the plane.
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Photograph of the fuselage of the Hughes Flying Boat leaving its Culver City hangar, California,... A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of the fuselage of the Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Culver City, California, 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Phtograph of Howard Hughes in the XF-11, after his successful test flight, April 5, 1947 Transcribed from attached press release: "HUGHES TEST-PILOTS SECOND XF-11. CULVER CITY, Calif., April 5. Preparatory to making its first flight test today, Howard Hughes, famed flier-industrialist, is shown in the cockpit of the second XF-11 sister ship to the...
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Photograph of workmen moving the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat in Terminal Island at the Los... Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat towed by workmen with a capstan at Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of the Flying Boat in an airplane hangar, Terminal Island, California, circa late 1950s The inside of a specialized airplane hangar engineered to store and maintain the Flying Boat on Terminal Island in Los Angeles Harbor, California.
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Photograph of the interior of an airplane hangar at the Hughes Helicopters Division of Summa... A view of the inside of an airplane hangar at the Hughes Helicopters Division of Summa Corporation in Culver City, California in the late 1950s.
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Photograph of the Flying Boat hull being moved form the hangar, Culver City, California, 1946 The Flying Boat hull being moved from the Culver City plant to a dock on Terminal Island in Long Beach, California. A crowd of onlookers is gathered to watch.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with the H-1 Racer, circa 1935-1937 Howard Hughes, holding a pilot's helmet, is seen standing beside the H-1 Racer. The plane's registration number, NR 258Y, is painted on its rudder.
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Photograph of XF-11 plane at the Hughes Airport, Culver City, California, July 7, 1946 First test flight of the XF-11 at the Hughes Airport in Culver City, California in 1946.
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Photograph of the XF-11 prior to its first test flight in Culver City, California July... Transcribed from press release attached to back of photo: "NEW-DESIGN PHOTO PLANE COMPLETED CULVER CITY, Calif., July 7 -- test-flown today for the first time, the new XF-11 was revealed as one of the world's fastest long-range photographic planes....
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Photograph of Howard Hughes sitting in the cockpit of the XF-11 preparing for his first... Transcribed from press release attached to back of photo: "NEW PHOTO PLANE TEST-FLOWN CULVER CITY, California, July 7 -- Howard Hughes, who designed and built the new FX-11 reconnaissance plane in conjunction with Air Materiel Command engineers, sits in...
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Photograph of a blimp advertising The Outlaw starring Jane Russell, 1943 Blimp used to promote the motion picture "The Outlaw," produced by Howard Hughes' RKO Productions, January 1950. Advertising reads, "The Outlaw. Kept off the screen for 3 years, it's coming at last! Jane Russell."
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Photograph of the Northrop Gamma Racer, Chicago, May 14, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes beside the Northrop Gamma Racer near hanger at Chicago Municipal Airport in Chicago, Illinois.
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Hughes' H-1 Racer aircraft, circa 1937 The black and white view of the Hughes H-1 Racer in a hangar.
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Photograph of the Lockheed 14 in a hangar at Le Bourget Airfield, France, July 1938 Description printed on photograph's accompanying strip of paper: "Howard Hughes' plane heavily guarded leaves hangar at Le Bourget Field, Paris, for the hop to Moscow."
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Photograph of the Lockheed 14 landing in Fairbanks, Alaska, July 1938 A view of the Lockheed 14 aircraft in a Fairbanks, Alaska airfield.
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Photograph of Hiram "Tommy" Thurlow and the Lockheed 14, New York, New York, July 9,... The black and white view of view of Hiram "Tommy" Thurlow and the Lockheed 14 aircraft in New York, New York. Typed on a piece of paper attached to the image: "Rolling Howard Hughes' plane of hangar at Floyd...
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Photograph of people surrounding the Lockheed 14 aircraft, New York, July 9, 1938 The black and white view of unidentified people surrounding the Lockheed 14 aircraft. Typed on a piece of paper attached to the image: "Rolling Howard Hughes' plane out of hangar at Floyd Bennett Field, with Lt. Thomas Thurlow, one...
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Photograph of Hiram "Tommy" Thurlow and the Lockheed 14, New York, New York, July 9,... The black and white view of Hiram "Tommy" Thurlow and the Lockheed 14 aircraft in New York, New York. Typed on a piece of a paper attached to the image: "Floyd Bennett Airport, N.Y. Lieut. Hiram ("Tommy") Thurlow, of...
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PHotogrpah of the Howard Hughes H-1 Racer aircraft, circa 1937 The black and white view of the Hughes H-1 Racer in a hangar.
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Photograph of the Hughes H-1 Racer, circa 1937 The black and white view of the Hughes H-1 Racer in a hangar.
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Photograph of the Hughes Racer, circa 1937 The black and white view of the Hughes Racer in a hangar.
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Photograph of the Lockheed 14 aircraft at Le Bourget Airfield, July 1938 Description printed on photograph's accompanying strip of paper: "When Hughes arrives at Le Bourget on world trip. Paris-- French air experts examining Howard Hughes' arrival at Le Bourget. After a few minor repairs, Hughes and his companions hopped off for...
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Photograph of the Lockheed 14 in a hangar at Le Bourget Airfield, France, July 1938 Howard Hughes' Lockheed 14 inside a hangar at Le Bourget Airfield.
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Photograph of the Lockheed 14 aircraft in a hangar in New York, New York, July... The black and white view of the Lockheed 14 aircraft in a hangar in New York, New York. Typed on a piece of paper attached to the image: "Readying Hughes' plane for Paris flight-- Mechanics hastened to put Howard...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, Bennett Field, New York, July 4, 1938 Howard Hughes sitting in an unidentified aircraft in a hangar at Bennett Field, New York.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, June 04, 1938 Howard Hughes leaving his private hangar as he is wished "happy landings" and well wishes by friends before he boards his speedy Lockheed plane at Union Air Terminal in Burbank, California.
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Photograph of the Lockheed 14 aircraft, July 10, 1938 The black and white view of the Lockheed 14 aircraft. Typed onto a piece of paper attached to the image: "Take-off from Floyd Bennett Airport for Paris on first lef of Round the World flight at 7:20 P.M. E.D.T....
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Northrop Gamma Racer, January 1936 A view of the front of Howard Hughes' Northrop Gamma Racer.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Northrop Gamma Racer, January 1936 A view of the front of Howard Hughes' Northrop Gamma Racer.
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Phototgraph of the Northrop Gamma Racer, Miami, Florida, April 21, 1936 Howard Hughes taking off in Northrop Gamma from Miami, Florida to New York in an attempt for a speed record. Newwark, NJ
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Northrop Gamma Racer, Newark, New Jersey, January 1936 Black and white photograph of unidentified men positioning aircraft.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Northrop Gamma Racer in Newark, New Jersey, January 14, 1936 A view of the side of Howard Hughes' Northrop Gamma Racer.
 

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