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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 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 at his desk, circa 1947 Howard hughes seated at his desk.
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Photographs for press release, Hughes demonstrates new radar warning, May 1, 1947 Photographs that accompany the attached press release: "HUGHES DEMONSTRATES NEW RADAR WARNING Howard Hughes, at the controls of the TWA Constellation, demonstrates the efficiency of his new radar safety device, which is being installed on all TWA planes and which will...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes after the landing of the second XF-11, 1947 Howard Hughes after landing the second XF-11 in April, 1947. An unidentified man is seen behind him.
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Photograph of the Flying Boat being assembled at the Long Beach Harbor in California, July... Howard Huges' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being assembed at Long Beach Harbor in July 1947.
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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 Flying Boat engines during test flight, Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947 Engines attached to the wing of the Flying Boat are visible in this photograph that was taken during Howard Hughes first test flight. Harbor Island is visible in the distance. Photograph likely taken from inside the plane. Los...
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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 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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Photograph of Howard Hughes, Washington, D.C., August 1947 Howard Hughes pictured after Senate hearings in Washington, D.C. in 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at the Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1947 Howard Hughes at his desk at Hughes Aircraft Company, 1947. A painting of the XF-11 is seen on the wall behind Hughes.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with a Douglas DC-3, 1947 Howard Hughes and an unidentified man stand next to a Douglas DC-3 aircraft.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in a film editing lab, circa late 1940s to early 1950s Howard Hughes sits in a chair in front of a film editing desk. Behind the desk are shelves holding various reels of film. A film editing machine is seen on the desk.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes standing near Douglas DC-3, New York, 1947 Howard Hughes standing under the propeller of a Douglas DC-3.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with unidentified man beside the second XF-11, April 4, 1947 Howard Hughes (right) with unidentified man before the flight of the second XF-11 prototype, April 4, 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes testifying before the Senate War Investigating Committee, Washington D.C., August 6,... Howard Hughes speaks into a microphone as he testifies before the Senate War Investigating Committee, August 6, 1947, in Washington, D.C.
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Photograph of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules, circa 1946 A view of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules.
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Photograph of a blimp advertising Hughes' "The Outlaw," circa 1946 A side view of a blimp advertising the Howard Hughes produced film "The Outlaw."
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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 a blimp advertising Hughes' "The Outlaw," circa 1946 A side view of a blimp advertising the Howard Hughes produced film "The Outlaw."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others, circa 1946 A view of Howard Hughes talking to unidentified individuals at what appears to be a banquet.
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Photograph of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules, California, circa 1946 A view of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules in California.
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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 construction of the Spruce Goose, circa 1946 A view of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules.
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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 the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules, circa 1946 A view of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules.
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Photograph of a blimp advertising Hughes' "The Outlaw," circa 1946 A side view of a blimp advertising the Howard Hughes produced film "The Outlaw."
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Photograph of a blimp advertising Hughes' "The Outlaw," circa 1946 A side view of a blimp advertising the Howard Hughes produced film "The Outlaw."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Spotlight in Washington, Washington: Howard Hughes (left foreground) smiling faces battery of cameras before starting his testimony at Senate War Investigating Subcommittee's hearing on his wartime plane contracts. The room, normally seating about 300, was...
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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, Culver City, California, August 16, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes after being interviewed about his controversial XF-11 photo reconnaissance plane by Republican of Washington, Senator Harry Cain in Culver City, California.
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Photograph of the Air Force test plane, circa 1947 An overhead view of the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in Long Beach, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, Culver City, California, August 16, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes after being interviewed about his controversial XF-11 photo reconnaissance plane by Republican of Washington, Senator Harry Cain in Culver City, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, Califronia, November 02, 1947 A view of the inside fuselage of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat in Long Beach, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes speaking to the press, Culver City, California, July 30, 1947 Description given with photo: "Losing Money on Flying Boat, Says Hughes, Culver City, Calif.: Howard Hughes (center, facing camera) makes his first appearance before the press since the start of the senate investigation into his multi-million dollar plane contracts. ...
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Photograph of the Air Force test plane, circa 1947 An overhead view of the Air Force test plane.
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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 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 the Air Force test plane, circa 1947 An overhead view of the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Cogitation Concentration Jubilation, Washington, D.C. - Three interesting studies of plane-builder, movie-maker and headline-maker Howard Hughes as he returned to the witness stand before the Senate War Investigating Committee today to answer questions relating to his...
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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, 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 and Claud D. Pepper, San Pedro, California, November 04, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes and Florida's Senator Claude D. Pepper inspecting the construction of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
 

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