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Photograph of electronic equipment testing at Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1959 Technicians working with large pieces of electronic equipment.
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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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Portrait painting, collage of Howard Hughes, circa early 1950s Portrait collage painting of Howard Hughes in the early 1950s.
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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 Lockheed-14 at Floyd Bennett Airport, Brooklyn, July 10, 1938 Spectators surround a Lockheed-14 on a runway at Floyd Bennett Airport in Brooklyn. Automobiles and media members are among the crowd.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1920s Portrait of Howard Hughes taken in the Ambassador Hotel in the 1920s.
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Photograph of Northrop Gamma Racer at Newark Airport, New Jersey, January 13, 1936 Howard Hughes in the cockpit of a Northrop Gamma Racer, surrounded by media and crowds in front of hangar at the Newark Airport.
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Photograph of first XF-11 plane taking off, July 7, 1946 The first prototype of the XF-11, flown by Howard Hughes, taking off.
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Photograph of second XF-11 plane lifting off, April 4, 1947 Photograph of a second XF-11 lifting off, April 4, 1947.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat being towed into the Los Angeles Harbor, November 1,... The Hughes Flying Boat being towed toward Los Angeles Harbor, November 1, 1947. Los Angeles Harbor (Calif.)
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Photograph of Landmark Hotel, Las Vegas, circa 1970s Daytime photo of the tower of the Landmark Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. Also visible is the roof of the casino below, and a large parking lot across the street.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes climbing into the XF-11, Culver City, California, July 7, 1946 Howard Hughes on a ladder, climbing into the XF-11. A police officer is seen in the background.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at the TWA Constellation controls, May 1, 1947 Howard Hughes at the controls of a TWA Constellation aircraft, demonstrating his new radar safety device, May 1, 1947.
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Photograph of Howard R. Hughes, Sr., with trench mining drill, Houston, Texas, September 29, 1917 Howard R. Hughes, Sr., standing outdoors by a trench mining drill, which is underneath a tent-like canopy. Part of the Sharps-Hughes Tool Company's Second and Girard Streets plant is seen in the background.
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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 the second XF-11 plane during a test flight, April 3, 1947 The second prototype of the XF-11 seen during a test flight in 1947.
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Film still of air combat scene from Hell's Angels, 1930 Air combat scene from the motion picture "Hell's Angels," directed by Howard Hughes and released in 1930.
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Photograph of Welcome home, Howard! billboard, Las Vegas, 1972 Billboard reading Welcome home, Howard!, dedicated to Howard Hughes in 1972, located on Desert Inn Road behind the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Landmark Hotel tower is seen behind the Convention Center dome.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat fuselage in transport, California, June 15, 1945 The fuselage of the Hughes Flying Boat is seen in transport on a moving truck rig on a narrow road in the country, on its way to Long Beach Harbor. Small groups of people gather to watch.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with Lockheed-14 plane, Le Bourget, France, July 11, 1938 Howard Hughes surrounded by a crowd at Le Bourget Field in France, in front of a Lockheed-14, July 11, 1938. Le Bourget (Airport : Le Bourget, France)
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at the Flying Boat's controls, Los Angeles Harbor, November 1, 1947 Howard Hughes at the controls of the Flying Boat, November 1, 1947, prior to its first taxi tests in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with Northrop Gamma Racer, January 1, 1936 Howard Hughes standing beside the Northrop Gamma Racer, January 1, 1936.
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Photograph of the Flamingo Hotel at sunset, Las Vegas, circa mid 1950s Exterior view of the Flamingo Hotel at sunset. The illuminated champagne tower is visible and a marquee advertising Betty Grable and Harry James is seen in the background.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with the second XF-11, April 3, 1947 Howard Hughes signing the flight plan in front of the second XF-11.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with XH-17 helicopter, Culver City, California, October 23, 1952 L-R: Rea Hopper, Director of the Aeronautical Division, Hughes Aircraft Company; Howard Hughes; Clyde Jones, Director of Engineering, Hughes Tool Company Aeronautical Division; Warren Reed, Assistant; Col. Carl E. Jackson, Air Research and Development Headquarters, Baltimore; Gale J. Moore, pilot;...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with Jules Furthman on the set of The Outlaw, Hollywood, circa... Howard Hughes (facing camera) talks with Jules Furthman (left), author of the story and screenplay of the motion picture "The Outlaw." Transcribed from attached press release: "From Russell Birdwell and Associates After an absence of ten years from motion...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes giving a news conference, New York, April, 1947 Howard Hughes speaks into two microphones as he gives a news conference beside the Douglas DC-3, after landing in New York. This was his first flight after the nearly fatal crash of the first XF-11. A number of officials...
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Aerial photograph of Hughes Airport, Culver City, California, circa early 1960s Aerial view of the airport at Hughes' aircraft plant in Culver City, California. The airport's runway was in operation from 1941 to 1985.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with a drawn-in mustache, October 11, 1956 Portrait of Howard Hughes with a drawn-in mustache.
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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 Hughes H-1 Racer taking off, Santa Ana, California, September 13, 1935 The Hughes H-1 Racer taking off from Santa Ana Airport in California. The Santa Ana Mountains are seen in the distance.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with American Legion Commanders, Hollywood, 1952 L-R: John D. Home, Department Commander of the American Legion; Howard Hughes, Managing Director of production for RKO Pictures; Edward Underwood, Commander of the Hollywood American Legion Motion Picture Post #43.
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Conceptual drawing of Mobots, 1959 Artist's conception of futuristic undersea Mobots, remote controlled handling devices envisioned by Hughes Aircraft scientists in 1959.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, October 11, 1956 Portrait of Howard Hughes, without a mustache, October 11, 1956.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, October 3, 1947 Portrait of Howard Hughes, October 3, 1947.
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Photograph of L. A. Hyland arriving at the airport, Culver City, California, November 22, 1954 L. A. Hyland (center) arrives to take over as General Manager of Hughes Aircraft Company. Hyland is seen on the steps of a small airplane, and is surrounded by four unidentified men.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others at Hughes Tool Company, Houston, Texas, July 30, 1938 Howard Hughes, N.E. Boehm, and an unidentified man examining machinery in the Hughes Tool Company plant.
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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 Dick Hannah at a press conference, Los Angeles, March 19, 1972 Dick Hannah, official spokesman for Howard Hughes, talks to the media during a press conference, March 19, 1972, in Los Angeles, California. Hannah and two unidentified media members are seated around a table.
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Portrait painting of Howard Hughes, circa 1940s The official portrait painting of Howard Hughes. In 1998, Russ Stevenson presented the painting, along with many of his other Hughes Airwest files and memoirs, to the Special Collections Library of the University of Texas at Dallas.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes on the set of The Outlaw, Hollywood, circa 1941 Howard Hughes (standing) on the set of the motion picture, "The Outlaw." The movie set resembles the interior of a stable. Three unidentified crew members work on the set.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes supervising construction of the D-2, Culver City, California, 1943 Howard Hughes (in white shirt) supervises construction of the Hughes D-2 at the Hughes Aircraft Company. in Culver City, California. The D-2 was the prototype of the XF-11.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat wing in transport, California, June 1946 One of the wings of the Hughes Flying Boat is seen being transported by truck on a narrow road in the country, on its way towards the Los Angeles Harbor in June 1946.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat and spectators in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2,... The Hughes Flying Boat in Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947. A small boat, crowded with people, is seen in the harbor nearby. Los Angeles Harbor (Calif.)
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Photograph of three faces of Howard Hughes, New York, July 14, 1936 Three head shots of Howard Hughes in the back seat of a car enroute to his hotel in New York.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1950s Portrait of Howard Hughes.
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Photograph of Janet Leigh, circa early 1950s Janet Leigh, movie actress with RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
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Photograph of a blimp advertising The Outlaw, 1943 A view of the blimp advertising RKO Radio Picture, Inc.'s "The Outlaw," a movie starring Jane Russell.
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Photograph of Claudette Colbert, circa early 1950s Claudette Colbert, movie actress with RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the cockpit of a Lockheed-14 plane, New York, July 10,... Howard Hughes in cockpit of Lockheed-14 before take-off from Floyd Bennet Field in New York.
 

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