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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 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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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 07, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes talking to reporters."
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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' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes inside and at the controls of the Spruce Goose 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 at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes listening to the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing through a headset in Washington.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 07, 1947 Description given with photo: "Ready To Resume Stand At Contract Inquiry, Washington, D.C. --- Millionaire plane builder Howard Hughes, center, arrived in Washington today with "New Information" to put before the Senate War Investigating Committee and said he hoped he...
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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 at hearing, Washington, August 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Prepared For His Defense, Washington: Howard Hughes took the witness stand Aug. 8 well prepared to defend himself under questioning from members of the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee. The pile of paper contains statements, files,...
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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 with Senator Harry P. Cain, Culver City, California, August 16, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes Is Asked About His XF-11 By Senator! Culver City, Calif. - Millionaire plane builder Howard Hughes, left, is asked about his controversial XF-11 photo reconnaissance plane, background, by Senator Harry Cain,...
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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, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat going on an unscheduled test run in San Pedro, California.
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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 after test flying Spruce Goose, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes after he performed an unexpected test run of his Spruce Goose in Sand Pedro, California.
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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, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes preparing to fly the Air Force test plane.
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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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