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Photograph of the interior of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angles Harbor, October 31,... Inside the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of Hughes H-1 Racer, November 14, 1945 The Hughes H-1 Racer, with registration number NX 258Y painted on its rudder.
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Photograph of second XF-11 plane prior to take-off, April 4, 1947 The second Hughes XF-11 prototype is seen on a runway, prior to take-off. Automobiles and media members are also on the runway.
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Photograph of the Desert Inn hotel and swimming pool, Las Vegas, circa early 1960s Daytime photo of bathers posing near the outdoor swimming pool at the Desert Inn Hotel in Las Vegas.
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Photograph of a replica of the Hughes Tool Company hard formation rock bit type R-1,... A trophy modeled for display after the Hughes Tool Company hard formation rock bit type R-1. The drill bit was the engineering marvel on which the Hughes fortune was founded.
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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 Howard Hughes at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, March 2, 1938 Howard Hughes in an Ambassador Hotel suite, Los Angeles, California, March 2, 1938.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes underneath the XF-11 plane, April 3, 1947 Howard Hughes stands on a ladder underneath the body of XF-11 plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in front of his biplane, Miami, 1934 Howard Hughes standing in front of his biplane holding a trophy after winning the 1934 All-American Air Meet in Miami, Florida.
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Photograph of the interior of the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, October 31,... Men working inside of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor. Transcribed from note on back of photo: "Inside the Boat: Shown in a view looking toward the tail of the Hughes Flying Boat,...
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Aerial photograph of Terminal Island with the Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, October 31,... An aerial view of Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor, showing Hughes Aircraft Company and the industrialization of the area.
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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 Howard Hughes with Fiorello La Guardia and Grover Whalen, New York, July 12,... Howard Hughes (wearing hat) receives congratulations from Mayor Fiorello La Guardia at Floyd Bennett Airport in Brooklyn. The gentleman wearing a polka dot bow tie, standing behind the mayor is Grover Whalen. Mr. Whalen was president of the 1939 New...
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Photograph of men working on the interior of the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat, Los Angeles... Men working inside the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of second XF-11 prototype plane seen from front, April 4, 1947 The second Hughes XF-11 prototype, seen from the front, prior to a test flight.
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Photograph of men working inside Hughes' HK-1 Flying Boat, readying it for its historic test,... Men working inside of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of equipment panels of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, October 31,... The control panel of HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, on Terminal Island, Los Angeles Harbor.
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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 the cockpit of the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, October 31,... The cockpit of Hughes Flying Boat on Terminal Island at the Los Angeles Harbor.
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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 Howard Hughes standing by the XF-11 plane, April 3, 1947 Howard Hughes standing by the XF-11 the day before his second test run on the plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa early 1940s Headshot portrait of Howard Hughes in the early 1940s.
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Photograph of HK-1 Hughes Flying Boat, on Terminal Island, Los Angeles Harbor, 1947 The HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat (with the number NX37602 on tail visible) in the water on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat flying over the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947 The Hughes Flying Boat on its first flight over the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947.
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Photograph of Thomas Black, Howard Hughes, and Noah Dietrich at Senate War Investigating Committee hearings,... L-R: Thomas Black, Howard Hughes, Noah Dietrich during the 1947 Senate War Investigating Committee hearings in Washington, D.C.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat at its dock on Terminal Island in the Los... The HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, with the tail number NX37602 visible, in the water on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of Hughes H-1 Racer, November 1, 1945 The Hughes H-1 Racer, with its registration number NX 258Y on the underside of the port wing.
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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 Walter Huston and Howard Hughes on the set of The Outlaw, Hollywood, circa... Howard Hughes (at center, holding script) talks with actor Walter Huston (at left,with back to camera) on the set of the motion picture "The Outlaw."
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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 Howard Hughes checking the Hughes Flying Boat, Terminal Island, Los Angeles Harbor, November... Howard Hughes checking the instrument panel of the HK-1 Hughes Flying Boat (400,000 pound, 24,000 horsepower airplane) with his crew before the taxi tests, at Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with a group of men in front of the XH-17 helicopter,... Howard Hughes (second from left) standing in front of the experimental helicopter XH-17, Flying Crane, with others (from left to right): Rea Hopper, Director of the Aeronautical Division, Hughes Aircraft Company; Hughes; Clyde Jones, Director of Engineering, Hughes Tool Company...
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Photograph of Nicholas Begovich and E.W. Templin with Frescanar antenna, 1957 View of the 3-D antenna for Frescanar, Hughes Aircrafts Company's guided missile targeted radar system. At right, Dr. Nicholas Begovich, Director of Engineering, Hughes Ground Systems Group. At left, E.W. Templin, systems evaluation engineer.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others in front of the XH-17 helicopter, Culver City, California,... Howard Hughes (second from left) standing in front of the experimental helicopter XH-17, Flying Crane, with others (from left to right): Rea Hopper, Director of the Aeronautical Division, Hughes Aircraft Company; Hughes; Clyde Jones, Director of Engineering, Hughes Tool Company...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and crew in the cockpit of the Hughes Flying Boat, November... Howard Hughes in the pilot's chair with (left to right) Dave Evans, Rae Hopper, Howard Hughes, and possibly Dave Grant.
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Aerial view of Hughes Helicopters Division of Summa Corporation, Culver City, California, circa late 1950s Hughes Helicopters Division of Summa Corporation in Culver City, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others with the XH-17 helicopter, Culver City, California, October 23,... Howard Hughes (second from left) standing in front of the experimental helicopter XH-17, Flying Crane, with others (from left to right): Rea Hopper, Director of the Aeronautical Division, Hughes Aircraft Company; Hughes; Clyde Jones, Director of Engineering, Hughes Tool Company...
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat skimming the water in the Los Angeles Harbor, November... The Hughes Flying Boat taking off (or landing) in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947. Los Angeles Harbor (Calif.)
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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 with a reporter, New York, July, 1947 Howard Hughes standing with an unidentified reporter next to the second XF-11, after landing in New York.
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Photograph of the Howard Hughes operations headquarters, Hollywood, circa 1960s Headquarters and communications center for Howard Hughes operations.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat at the Long Beach Harbor, California, January 8, 1947 The Hughes Flying Boat and workers at Pier E on the Long Beach Harbor in California, 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936 Howard Hughes shakes hands with President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Roosevelt's office, after Hughes received the Harmon Aviator Trophy. Roosevelt is sitting behind his desk. Several unidentified men are standing by.
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Photograph of the interior of the Hughes Tool Company, Houston, Texas, circa 1917 Interior of the Hughes Tool Company, at Second and Girard Streets in Houston, Texas. Shown is the lab where the trench mining drill was developed.
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Photograph of the top of the Hughes H-1 Racer, 1945 Top view of the Hughes H-1 Racer with an X painted over its R registration number on its starboard wing.The registration number NX 258Y is seen on the rudder.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, August 17, 1954 Portrait of Howard Hughes, August 17, 1954. This photo was used in the Hughes Aircraft Company's corporate publications.
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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 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 radar testing at the Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1959 Engineers test radar equipment at the Hughes Aircraft Company in 1959.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes after the landing of the second XF-11, 1947 Howard Hughes after the landing of the second XF-11 in 1947. An unidentified man is seen behind him.
 

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