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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 men in the interior of the Flying Boat, November 2, 1947 Unidentified men in the interior of the 219-foot long hull of the world's largest airplane, Howard Hughes' flying boat, prior to initial water taxi tests to be conducted with Hughes at the controls, Nov. 2, 1947.
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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 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 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 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, New York, April, 1947 Howard Hughes exiting an airplane in New York, flanked by two unidentified men.
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Photograph of an airplane part during assembly, circa 1920s-1950s The black and white view of two unidentified men working on airplane assembly.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes beside his Douglas DC-3 plane, New York, 1947 Howard Hughes beside his Douglas DC-3 in New York in 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with Cary Grant and President Miguel Alemán Valdés of Mexico, February... Howard Hughes (left), Cary Grant (right), and Miguel Alemán Valdés, President of Mexico (standing) in 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes smiling and sitting at a desk.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, Mexico City, Mexico, February 18, 1947 Description given with photo: "Mexican President Greets Visitors, Mexico City, Mex. -- Howard Hughes (left), millionaire aircraft manufacturer and movie producer, and Cary Grant (right), Hollywood screen star, who made a plane trip together to Mexico City, are pictured with...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes preparing to fly the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes preparing to fly the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes hearing, Washington, August 11, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes walking out with police men while leaving the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes preparing to fly the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1940s - 1950s A portrait of Howard Hughes.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with Senate Committee, Washington, D.C., February 11, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Has Session With Senate Committee, Washington, D.C. -- Howard Hughes, right, who met with members of the Senate War Investigating Committee Feb. 11, is shown after the secret session with senators Carl A. hatch (D....
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others, San Pedro, California, November 01, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes and others inspecting the construction of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California. From left to right, the men include: Wressey C. Cocue, Homer (Dave) Roe, Dave Graig, Dave Kuans, Glenn Odeuiru, Howard Hughes,...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes talking to an unidentified man.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes preparing to fly the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes smiling and sitting at a desk.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes talking to an unidentified man.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 12, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes walking out with police men while leaving the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes speaking to the press, Los Angeles, August 03, 1947 Description given with photo: "Man of the Hour, Los Angeles: Howard Hughes, for whom a subpoena was issued calling for his (?) appearance is Washington, is shown immediate candid shots as he spoke to newsmen. Three wealthy plane manufacturer...
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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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Photograph of Howard Hughes talking to an unidentified man, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes talking to an unidentified man as Hughes prepares to fly the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Joe Pertalli, circa 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes and Joe Pertalli."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes Carries His Lunch Tray Cafeteria Style - Washington, D.C. Howard Hughes is shown selecting his luncheon cafeteria style during a short recess of the Senate investigation of his wartime plane contracts. Along...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Thomas A. Slack, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes conferring with Attn. Thomas Slack."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes at the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington. Written on back: "Howard Hughes."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Sen. Claude D. Pepper, Washington, November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes & Sen Claude Pepper 11/8/47."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes Carries His Lunch Tray Cafeteria Style - Washington, D.C. Howard Hughes is shown selecting his luncheon cafeteria style during a short recess of the Senate investigation of his wartime plane contracts. Along...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes at investigation."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 09, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Submits Written Question, Washington: Howard Hughes tosses a written question to Sen. Homer Ferguson, chairman of the Senate War Investigation sub-committee, Nov. 8. Hughes was refused permission to take the stand and charged...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes at the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes at the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington. Written on back: "Howard Hughes, 11/08/47."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Sen. Claude D. Pepper, Washington, November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Required To Submit Questions At Inquiry In Writing, Washington, D.C. --- The sub-committee investigating the Hughes War Time plane contracts, ruled today that a standing committee rule would be effective in requiring that questions must...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Writes Notes During Senate Hearing, Washington, D.C. --- With notes and manuscripts scattered at his feet, millionaire plane builder Howard Hughes is shown as he conferred with several of the witnesses who testified in his...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes Carries His Lunch Tray Cafeteria Style - Washington, D.C. Howard Hughes is shown selecting his luncheon cafeteria style during a short recess of the Senate investigation of his wartime plane contracts. Along...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes In Good Humor As He Takes The Stand Again, Washington, D.C. - Howard Hughes, millionaire plane builder and movie maker, takes the witness stand this morning before the Senate committee which is investigating his wartime...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes sits with his witnesses at Senate War Invest. Hearing. 1st row (l to r): Glen Odekirk & Thomas Slack; 2nd row (l to r): E. A. Peterman, Richard (?), & Howard Hughes;...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes at the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Thomas A. Slack, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes And Attorney At Senate Hearing, Washington : Airplane builder Howard Hughes (left) confers with his attorney, Thomas A. Slack, at the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing, November 8. The subcommittee is probing Hughes'...
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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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Photograph of crew member inside the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, as it nears completion, Los... Possibly Richard Stoddart or Earl Martyn inside of the Hughes Flying Boat, examining its equipment near as it was nearing completion.The Flying Boat was assembled on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Joe Petralli inspecting the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, as it... Howard Hughes (left, in dark coat) noted designer, builder, and industrialist entering the hull of the Hughes Flying Boat, the largest airplane in the world, as it was nearing completion on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor. With him...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Earl Martyn in the cockpit of the Hughes Flying Boat,... Howard Hughes (right) and Earl Martyn inside of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, which was near completion on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor. The Hughes Flying Boat, also called the Spruce Goose, was the largest plane in the...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and crew member inside of the HK-1 Flying Boat, 1947 Howard Hughes inspecting the equipment on the flight deck inside of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, which he designed and built. The man pictured behind Hughes is possibly Earl Martyn, Hughes' flight engineer. The Flying Boat was near completion...
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Photograph of the hull of the Hughes Flying Boat being transported from Culver City to... The hull of the $20,000,000 airplane, also known as the Flying Boat or Spruce Goose, being transferred from Culver City to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor. The Flying Boat was moved to Terminal Island's graving dock where construction...
 

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