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Photograph of Rear Admiral C.J. Seiberlich, circa late 1940s Rear Admiral C.J. Seiberlich, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, is shown at the controls of the Hughes Flying Boat in its Long Beach, California hangar. The Navy had expressed an interest in using the craft in an experimental capacity, circa...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes shaking hands with a young fan, Washington, D.C., circa 1947 Howard Hughes shakes hands with a young fan, probably after the Senate War Investigating Committee hearings in Washington, D.C., August 1947. Two police officers and a woman onlooker stand nearby.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in a film editing lab, circa late 1940s to early 1950s Howard Hughes sits in a chair in front of a film editing desk. Behind the desk are shelves holding various reels of film. A film editing machine is seen on the desk.
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Portrait painting of Howard Hughes, circa 1940s The official portrait painting of Howard Hughes. In 1998, Russ Stevenson presented the painting, along with many of his other Hughes Airwest files and memoirs, to the Special Collections Library of the University of Texas at Dallas.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1940s - 1950s A portrait of Howard Hughes.
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Photograph of the Trans World Airline plane in flight, circa 1946-1956 TWA Constellation in flight.
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Photograph of a vintage Buick radio, circa 1940s Close-up view of an old Buick radio in the 1940s.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in a film editing lab, circa 1950 Howard Hughes sitting in a film editing lab, circa 1950
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Aerial photograph of the HK-1 Flying Boat in the Los Angeles Harbor, circa 1947 An aerial view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of crew and passengers leaving a TWA aircraft, circa 1940-1950s Three unidentified men and one unidentified woman outside of a TWA aircraft in the 1940s or 1950s.
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Photograph of the exterior of Hughes Research Laboratories, Culver City, California, circa 1940s The exterior of Hughes Research Laboratories where rock bits were test-drilled in Culver City, California in the 1940s. Transcribed from note taped to back of photo: "Rock bits are test-drilled in the laboratory under conditions that duplicate, as far as...
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Aerial photograph of one of Hughes' airfields, possibly in Culver City, California, circa 1940s-1950s Aerial view of an unidentified airfield owned by Howard Hughes, possibly in Culver City before it became more developed.
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Photograph of crew and passengers outside of a TWA aircraft, circa 1940-1950s Three unidentified men and an unidentified woman outside of a TWA aircraft in the 1940s or 1950s.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1947 Howard Hughes, possibly right before or after the April 4, 1947 flight of the second XF-11 prototype.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at his desk, circa 1947 Howard hughes seated at his desk.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in his RKO office, 1946-1957 Photograph of Howard Hughes, posing in his RKO studio, movie camera behind, with finished reels in cupboard.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in his RKO office, 1946-1957 Photograph of Howard Hughes in his RKO office
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Portrait photograph of Howard Hughes, after the XF-11 accident, circa 1947-1950s A portrait of Howard Hughes
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Photo of James Howard, Larsen Warren, and Noah Dietrich, circa 1940s-1950s James Howard "Dutch" Kindelberger (President and General Manager of North American Aviation), Larsen Warren, and Noah Dietrich seated at a banquet table.
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Photograph of interior of an Army Air Forces airplance, circa 1940s-1950s The interior of a plane that was being used by the Army Air Forces to take aerial photographs. The photo has the identification F-23471 A. C. in the bottom right corner.
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Photograph of Army Air Force officer viewing aerial photographs, circa 1940s-1950s An unidentified Army Air Force personnel viewing pictures through a stereoscope. The photograph is labeled 23471 A. C. in the bottom right corner.
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Photograph of Army Air Forces officers, Mitchell Field, New York, circa 1940s - 1950s Transcribed from photo sleeve: "Two unidentified men in the Army Air Forces at the Mosaic Department, 8th Photo Section, in Mitchell Field New York." The photo has the identification 19829 A. C. in the bottom right corner.
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Photograph of Army Air Force officer viewing aerial photographs, circa 1940s-1950s An Army Air Force Compilation Technician at work transferring the pertinent terrain information from the Recto-Blique to the chart. The photograph is labeled C-23471 A. C.
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Photograph of Ira C. Eaker giving out an award, circa 1940s-1950s General Ira C. Eaker, the Vice President of Hughes Tool Company and Hughes Aircraft, giving an unidentified man an award.
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Photograph of the Hughes rock drill bit type R-1, circa 1945-1955 A close-up of a hard formation rock bit type R-1, the engineering marvel on which the hughes fortune was founded.
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Photograph of a jet plane designed by Howard Hughes, circa 1940s-1950s A plane, designed by Howard Hughes, parked on a field with a group of people in the foreground. The plane is numbered, CF-EJO-X, and it is an Avro Canada Jetline.
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Photograph of a worker at Hughes Tool Company, Houston, Texas, circa 1940s-1950s Press release attached to back of photo: "A roughneck fits a new Hughes Jet bit into the drill collar preparatory to running the drill stem into the hold. In 1953 more than 500,000 rock bits produced by the Hughes...
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Photograph of General Eaker, Clifford, and Dutch Kindelberger, attending a banquet, circa 1940s-1950s General Ira C. Eaker (Vice President of Hughes Tool Company and Hughes Aircraft), Clifford, and James Howard 'Dutch' Kindelberger (President and General Manager of North American Aviation).
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Photograph of people and press atttending a banquet, circa 1940s-1950s A group of people attending an unidentified banquet, two press tables present at the left and right of the foreground.
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Photograph of aerial photographic map viewed by Lt Marvin R. Williams and Sgt. Erickson, circa... Sergeant Stanley R. Erickson puts together an aerial photographic map while Lieutenant Marvin R. Williams of Sligo, Pennsylvania looks on. Sergeant Erickson is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gustav Erickson of 1922 Bernice Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. Erickson...
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Photograph of photographer/cameraman filiming on an airplane, circa 1940s-1950s A Photographer/Cameraman filming during the Operation of Akeley A-1A Motion Picture Camera and use of oxygen equipment in a Beechcraft F-2 Airplane. The photograph is labeled 12212 AC in the lower right corner and was taken by the U....
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Photgraph of people attending an unidentified banquet, circa 1940s-1950s A group of people attending an unidentified banquet, including reporters.
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Photograph of 'Dutch' Kindelberger and others at banquet, circa 1940s - 1950's Seated during a banquet, Clifford, James Howard "Dutch" Kindelberger (President and General Manager of North American Aviation), Larsen Warren, Noah Dietrich (Chief Executive Officer of Howard Hughes Corporation 1925-1957), Bowron, Gorss, maybe Rentzel, ?, and General Ira C. Eaker (Vice...
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Portrait photograph of Hughes Tool Company Executive Noah Dietrich, circa 1940s-1950s A portrait photograph of Noah Dietrich, Chief Executive Officer of the Howard Hughes Corporation from 1925-1957.
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Photograph of worker in Hughes Machine Shop, Texas, circa 1940s-1950s The Hughes Laboratory machine shop is devoted to the building of full-scale test models of rock bits, tool and joints and other drilling tools for laboratory and field testing. In connection with the latter, the shop is equipped to...
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Photograph of Hughes Laboratory Machine Shop, Houston, Texas, circa 1940s-1950s Men and women in the Hughes Laboratory Machine Shop are devoted to the building of full-scale test models of rock bits, tool joints and other drilling tools for laboratory and field testing. In connection with the latter, the shop...
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Photograph of people attending an unidentified banquet, circa 1940s-1950s A group of people at an unidentified banquet, at far right, Larsen Warren (black frame glasses) is partially visible.
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Photograph of Hughes Tool Company Derrick, Houston Texas, circa 1940s-1950s Transcribed from press release: "HUGHES TEST DERRICK This 118-foot field-size oil derrick tower above a block-long laboratory in Houston, Texas, where the Hughes Tool Company simulates every drilling condition in the world in order to produce tough, long-lasting drill bits...
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Photograph of people attending an unidentified banquet, circa 1940s-1950s A group of people atending an unidentified banquet.
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Photograph of employee in Hughes Laboratory Machine Shop, Houston, Texas, circa 1940s-1950s The Hughes Laboratory Machine Shop is devoted to the building of full-scale test models of rock bits, tool joints and other drilling tools for laboratory and field testing. In connection with the latter, the shop is equipped to manufacture...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with three unidentified men circa late 1940s/early 1950s Howard Hughes shaking hands with a group of men circa late 1940s/early 1950s.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes standing next to an airplane circa 1940s/1950s A portrait of Howard Hughes standing next to an airplane circa 1940s/1950s. Stamped on back of photo: "Hughes Aircraft Photo."
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Photograph of a corridor, circa 1930s-1950s A black and white image of an unidentified man walking down the corridor of a plane.
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Photograph of an unidentified man and an airplane part, circa 1920s-1950s The black and white view of an unidentified man standing next to a plane part that was under assembly.
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Photograph of an unidentified man and an airplane part, circa 1920s-1950s The black and white view of an unidentified man posing with an airplane part.
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Photograph of an airplane part during assembly, circa 1920s-1950s The black and white view of a plane part during assembly.
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Photograph of an airplane part during assembly, circa 1920s-1950s A black and white image showing an unidentified airplane part during assembly.
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Photograph of an airplane part during assembly, circa 1920s-1950s The black and white view of an airplane part during assembly.
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Photograph of an unidentified man and an airplane part, circa 1920s-1950s The black and white view of a plane part during assembly.
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Photograph of an airplane part during assembly, circa 1920s-1950s A black and white image showing an unidentified airplane part during assembly.
 

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