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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 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 Howard Hughes, circa 1940s - 1950s A portrait of Howard Hughes.
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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 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 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 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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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 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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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 a workspace, circa 1930s-1950s Black and white image of what appears to be someone's office or workspace.
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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 The black and white view of two unidentified men working on airplane 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 Howard Hughes and the Lockheed 14, New York, circa 1920s-1950s Howard Hughes landing in the Lockheed 14 in New York. Typed on a piece of paper attached to the image: "Howard Hughes lands in New York in flight from coast New York City-- the huge Lockheed "Flying Laboratory" of...
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Photograph of airplane controls, circa 1930s-1950s The navigation and power controls inside an unidentified plane, possibly the Lockheed L-14 Super Electra aircraft.
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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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