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Photograph of men inspecting drill bits at the Hughes Tool Co., Houston, Texas, circa 1950s Men inspecting drill bits at the Hughes Tool Company in Houston.
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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 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 Howard Hughes and a group of men with the Hughes XH-17, October 23,... Howard Hughes (second from left) standing under the blade of the XH-17, Flying Crane with L-R: Rea Hopper, Director of the Aeronautical Division, Hughes Aircraft Company; Hughes; Clyde Jones, Director of Engineering, Hughes Tool Company Aeronautical Division; Warren Reed, Assistant;...
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Photograph of men working in the Hughes Tool Co. factory, Houston, Texas, circa 1950s Men working on Hughes rock drilling bit piece #5411-482 at the Hughes Tool company in Houston, Texas.
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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, circa 1950s Portrait of Howard Hughes.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others with the Hughes XH-17 plane, circa 1952 Howard Hughes (right) and others standing in front of Hughes XH-17.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1940s - 1950s A portrait of Howard Hughes.
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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 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 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 Howard Huges with N. M. Stefano and Rea Hopper, Oct. 23, 1952 Howard Hughes (center) standing under the XH-17 (Flying Crane) with N. M. Stefano (left) and Rea Hopper (right).
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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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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 a man working on rock bit drilling pieces at the Hughes Tool... A man working on Hughes rock bit drilling pieces at the Hughes Tool Company in Houston.
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Photograph of a man working on rock bit drilling pieces at the Hughes Tool... Transcribed from attached press release: "HUGHES ROCK BIT PRODUCTION more than 500,000 rock bits produced last year by the Hughes Tool Company, Houston, Texas, for drilling the kind of deep wells which now produce 90 per cent of the...
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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 a man working at the Hughs Tool co., Houston, Texas, circa 1950s A man working at the Hughes Tool Company in Houston.
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Photograph of the Hughes Tool Co. Drilling Laboratory, Houston, Texas, circa 1950s Transcribed from attached press release: "DRILLING LABORATORY The fundamental purpose of all Hughes rock bit research is to improve bit performance. In attaining this improvement it is necessary to balance design with the application of correct metallurgical materials...
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Photograph of the interior of Hughes Tool Co., Houston, Texas, circa 1950s Transcribed from attached press release: HUGHES TOOL COMPANY Cornerstone of the industrial empire of Howard Hughes is the Hughes Tool Company of Houston, Texas, which last year produced more than half a million rock bits for drilling the kind...
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Photograph of a man working at the Hughes Tool Co., Houston, Texas, circa 1950s Transcribed from attached press release: "HUGHES ROCK BIT TEST In a block-long laboratory at Houston, Texas, the Hughes Tool Company can simulate oil drilling conditions anywhere in the world. Here a Hughes bit is tested on a hard...
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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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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 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 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 a corridor, circa 1920s-1950s A black and white image of an unidentified man walking down the corridor of a plane.
 

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