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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 on the flight deck of his Flying Boat, November 1, 1947 Howard Hughes on the flight deck of his Flying Boat, Nov. 1, 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, October 3, 1947 Portrait of Howard Hughes, October 3, 1947.
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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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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 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 at hearing, Washington, August 09, 1947 Description given with photo: "Ferguson Questions Hughes, Washington: While Howard Hughes listens through a headset, Sen. Homer Ferguson (R, Ich.) questions him during a session of the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee. Flanking Ferguson are (left) Chief Committee Counsel William...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes And Attorney At Inquiry, Washington: Howard Hughes (left) and T.A. Slack, attorney for the Hughes Tool Company, are shown at the August 6th hearing of the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee. Credit (ACME) 8/9/47."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes arriving in Washington, August 07, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Arrives in Washington, Washington: Howard Hughes (right) plane manufacturer, chats briefly with reporters at Washington National Airport today (Aug. 6) shortly after his flight from the west coast to Washington to appear before the Senate...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 12, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Leaves For California, Washington: Howard Hughes signs autographs as he arrives at Washington Airport Aug. 12 for return trip to California following the adjournment of the Senate hearing on his plane contracts. Hughes said...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 07, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Turns Quizmaster, Washington: Howard Hughes (right) submits a list of questions intended for Senator Owen Brewster (R. Me.) to chairman Homer Ferguson (R, Mich.) of the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee. Hughes had said he...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others, Terminal Island, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes surrounded by radio interviewers, reporters, and well-wishers after he tested his Flying Boat in the Los Angeles harbor.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes after hearing, Culver City, California, August 15, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes attending an informal press conference in Culver City, California, after Hughes left the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 09, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Arrives For Hearing, Washington: Plane manufacturer Howard Hughes arrives for the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing on August 6th. Credit (ACME) 8-9-47."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 12, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Off For California, Washington: Howard Hughes waves farewell to the large crowd on hand at Washington National Airport Aug. 12 to see him off following the adjournment of the Senate hearing on his plane contracts....
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Photograph of Howard Hughes after hearing, Culver City, California, August 15, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes attending an informal press conference in Culver City, California, after Hughes left the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Takes Witness Stand, Washington: Howard Hughes (above), plane manufacturer, is sworn in as a witness before the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee today, August 6. The subcommittee is currently investigating the Hughes wartime plane contracts....
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and unidentified man on the flight deck of the Flying Boat,... Transcribed from attached press release: "Howard Hughes, right, noted aircraft designer and industrialist is shown for the first time on the flight deck of the famed Hughes flying boat, which he designed and built. It is the largest airplane in...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of the controls of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat in Long Beach, California. Howard Hughes is on the right.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Tells A Senator, Washington: At the close of today's session (Aug. 6), Howard Hughes (right) tells Senator Homer Ferguson (R. Mich.) (left), chairman of the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee, that he will have somewhere...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes (wearing headphones, left) inside and at the controls of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Claud D. Pepper, San Pedro, California, October 03, 1947 Description given with photo: "Pepper Sees Hughes Plane, Los Angeles, Calif.: Florida's Senator Claude D. Pepper (left) dropped into Los Angeles October 3, for a neck-cranning look at the 200-ton HK-1 Hughes Flying Boat. Pepper praised Howard Hughes...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 13, 1947 Description given with photo: "Mr. Hughes Exits Smiling, Washington, D.C. - A different Howard Hughes from the harried, sometimes angry, man who faced the Senate War Investigating Committee last week, the millionaire plane-builder is shown waving a cheerful farewell to...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 09, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes' Fourth Day On Stand, Washington: Bored or tired after four days on the stand before the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee, Howard Hughes listens on his headset, Aug. 9. Credit (ACME) 8/9/47."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and assistant in the cockpit of the HK-1 Hercules (Flying Boat),... Howard Hughes with assistant in the cockpit of the Flying Boat, circa 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Before Hughes Began Testimony, Washington: Pictured shortly before he began his testimony before the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee today (Aug. 6), Howard Hughes (right) holds a last-minute consultation with T. A. Slack (left), attorney for the...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes (wearing headphones, left) inside and at the controls of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of the controls of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat in Long Beach, California. Howard Hughes (right) is standing next to an unidentified man (probably a mechanic, left).
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "As Hughes Began Testimony, Washington: Like a "Hollywood movie set" is this general view of the Senate Caucus Room as plane manufacturer, Howard Hughes began his testimony today (Aug. 6) before the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee....
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Testifies, Washington: A candid view of plane manufacturer Howard Hughes (above) testifying before the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee today, August 6. hughes opened his testimony with a charge that Senator Owen Brewster (R. ME.),...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Pensive, Washington: Howard Hughes, millionaire plane manufacturer, ponders a question put to him during today's session (Aug. 6) of the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee. The subcommittee is investigating Hughes' war plane contracts. Credit line...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes after hearing, Culver City, California, August 15, 1947 Description given with photo: "Tired Hughes Returns Home, Culver City, Cal. : Rubbing his tired eyes, Howard Hughes talks with reporters at an informal press conference at his plant in Culver City after his return flight from Washington. He...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of the controls of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat in Long Beach, California. Howard Hughes is on the right.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 11, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Inquiry Postponed, Washington D.C. : - In jovial mood despite "surprise" postponement of the Senate War Investigating Committee's Hughes inquiry, Howard Hughes, (center) chats briefly with reporters before leaving for the west coast. Hughes...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Brewster Testifies At Hughes Inquiry, Washington: Sen. Owen Brewster (R-Maine) testifies before the Senate War investigating subcommittee August 6th. Behind him are, left to right, Howard Hughes and his attorney, T.A. Slack, of the...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Subpoena Served On Hughes, Washington: A subpoena ordering Howard Hughes to produce the records and files of the Hughes Too Co. is served to him by Francis D. Flanagan, assistant chief investigator for the Senate War...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of the controls of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat in Long Beach, California. Howard Hughes is on the right.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes (wearing headphones, left) inside and at the controls of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 11, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Hearing Postponed, Washington D.C. : - Following close behind a "flying wedge" of capitol guards, Howard Hughes (center, smiling) leaves the the Senate Caucus room after the "surprise" postponement of the Hughes inquiry by the...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of the controls of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat in Long Beach, California. Howard Hughes is standing in the image.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of the controls of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat in Long Beach, California. Howard Hughes is second from the left.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes In Washington, Washington: In good humor and wearing his battered "good luck" felt hat that he wore in his recent plane crash, plane manufacturer, Howard Hughes leaves national airport following his overnight flight...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes (wearing headphones, left) inside and at the controls of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of the controls of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat in Long Beach, California. Howard Hughes is on the left.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Testify On Behalf Of Hughes, Washington: Four of the nine witnesses summoned before the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee to testify on behalf of Howard Hughes stand behind the plane builder (seated, right) and his attorney, Thomas...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of the controls of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat in Long Beach, California. Howard Hughes is standing and wearing a hat.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Attending Hughes Inquiry, Washington: General view of the hearing of the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee on August 6th. Plane manufacturer Howard Hughes is seated at the table in front of the microphones. Credit (ACME)...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes, Attorneys, Resume Stand For Third Day. Washington, D.C. Noah Deitrich, seated, left, vice president of the Hughes Aircraft Co., told the Brewster Committee today that Maj. Gen. Oliver Echois, former AAF procurement (?)...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with Senator Harry P. Cain, Culver City, California, August 16, 1947 Description given with photo: "Senator Visits Hughes, Culver City, Calif.; Senator Harry P. Cain (R. Wash.) (left), member of a Senate Subcommittee investigating Howard Hughes' war contracts, chats with Hughes (right) beside his controversial XF-11 photo-reconnaissance plane just before the...
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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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