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Photograph of Howard Hughes and guest, New York, New York, September 18, 1946 Description given with photo: "Fight Spectators, New York -- With an unidentified companion, multi-million dollar movie producer and aviation Howard Hughes watches the Louis-Mauriello title bout from a ringside seat Sept. 18. Full big 5. Creditline (ACME) 9/18/46."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, New York, New York, September 12, 1946 A view of Howard Hughes stepping out of a converted B-23 bomber in New York, New York.
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Photograph of the Trans World Airline plane in flight, circa 1946-1956 TWA Constellation in flight.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, New York, New York, September 12, 1946 A view of Howard Hughes stepping out of a converted B-23 bomber in New York, New York.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, New York, New York, September 12, 1946 A view of Howard Hughes being interviewed by reporters in New York, New York.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, New York, New York, September 12, 1946 A view of Howard Hughes saying a few words for a radio audience just after arriving in New York, New York.
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Photograph of a vintage Buick radio, circa 1940s Close-up view of an old Buick radio in the 1940s.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, Los Angeles, September 11, 1946 A view of Howard Hughes in front of a B-23 converted bomber before taking off for New York City in Los Angeles, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, New York, New York, September 12, 1946 Description given with photo: "Hughes Arrives In New York: La Guardia Field, New York, N.Y. -- Completing his first air journey since his near-fatal test-flight accident July 7, Howard Hughes, airplane designer, pilot and movie producer, is interviewed by reporters...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, New York, New York, September 12, 1946 A view of Howard Hughes being interviewed by reporters in New York, New York.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, New York, New York, September 12, 1946 A view of Howard Hughes being interviewed by reporters in New York, New York.
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Aerial photograph of the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat at Terminal Island in the Los Angeles... Aerial view of Hughes HK-1, Flying Boat. The plane was designed and built by Howard Hughes; it it shown near completion at its graving dock at Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor. Transcribed from note on back of photo:...
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Aerial photograph of the fuselage of the Hughes Flying Boat being moved to Terminal Island,... A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Aerial photograph of Hughes Flying Boat en route to Terminal Island, California, 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of the fuselage of Hughes Flying Boat being moved to Terminal Island, California, 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of the first XF-11 plane at the Hughes Airport, Culver City, California, July 3,... The XF-11 plane before its first flight at the Hughes Airport in Culver City, California.
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Aerial photograph of the fuselage of the Hughes Flying Boat being moved to the Los... A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of police escorting the fuselage of Hughes Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, June 15,... Police escort lined up in front of Hughes Flying Boat on Roosevelt Highway in San Pedro, California, as it was being moved from Culver City to Terminal Island in Long Beach.
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Photograph of the fuselage of Hughes' Flying Boat being moved to Terminal Island in the... A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of the fuselage of the Hughes Flying Boat leaving Culver City, California, 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of the first XF-11, with a Constellation plane in the background, 1946 The first XF-11 on the runway, with a Constellation in the background. Notice the dual propellers, marking this as the first XF-11.
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Photograph of the fuselage of the Hughes Flying Boat leaving its Culver City hangar, California,... A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of a wing of Hughes' Flying Boat leaving Culver City, California, 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of the fuselage of Hughes Flying Boat being transported to Terminal Island, California, 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Aerial photograph of Potomac area, with map, demonstrating the Lockheed Shooting Star mapping plane, October... An aerial photograph with a city map in the upper left corner. Transcribed description from back of the photograph: "AAF' 'Shooting Star' does mapping at 475 mph. An Army Air Forces XFP-80, the 'Shooting Star' built by Lockheed recently...
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Photograph of the fuselage of Hughes Flying Boat en route to Terminal Island, California, 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of the fuselage of the Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Culver City, California, 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the first XF-11, Culver City, California, 1946 Howard Hughes in the cockpit of his XF-11 airplane before his first test flight.
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Photograph of a wing from the Flying Boat on its way to Terminal Island in... A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of the fuselage of the Hughes Flying Boat being moved to Terminal Island, Los... A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of the fuselage of the Hughes Flying Boat en route to Terminal Island, California,... A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the first XF-11, Culver City, California, 1946 Howard Hughes in the cockpit of his XF-11 before its first test flight.
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Photograph of the fuselage section of the Hughes Flying Boat being moved to Terminal Island,... A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Aerial photograph of the HK-1 Flying Boat in the Los Angeles Harbor, circa 1947 An aerial view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of engine parts of the Hughes Flying Boat being moved to Terminal Island, Los... A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Aerial photograph of the fuselage of the Hughes Flying Boat, Terminal Island, California, 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of the fuselage portion of Hughes Flying Boat being moved to Terminal Island in... A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of crew and passengers leaving a TWA aircraft, circa 1940-1950s Three unidentified men and one unidentified woman outside of a TWA aircraft in the 1940s or 1950s.
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Photograph of the exterior of Hughes Research Laboratories, Culver City, California, circa 1940s The exterior of Hughes Research Laboratories where rock bits were test-drilled in Culver City, California in the 1940s. Transcribed from note taped to back of photo: "Rock bits are test-drilled in the laboratory under conditions that duplicate, as far as...
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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 crew and passengers outside of a TWA aircraft, circa 1940-1950s Three unidentified men and an unidentified woman outside of a TWA aircraft in the 1940s or 1950s.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat fuselage, in transit to Terminal Island, California, June 14,... Transcribed from stamp on back of photo: "June 14, 1946; Hughes Aircraft Photo." A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal...
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Photograph of crowd witnessing the fuselage of Hughes Flying Boat in transit, California, June 16,... Transcribed from stamp on back of photo: "June 16, 1946; Hughes Aircraft Photo." Crowds and policeman watching as a section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" was being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant...
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Photograph of fuselage of the Hughes Flying Boat in transit, California, June 16, 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of the fuselage of the Hughes Flying Boat in transit to Terminal Island, California,... A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Photograph of Hughes Flying Boat fuselage, Terminal Island, California, 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat at Terminal Island in Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June of 1946.
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Photograph of a crowd watching the fuselage of Hughes Flying Boat in transit, California, June... Transcribed from stamp on back of photo: "June 16, 1946; Hughes Aircraft Photo." Crowds and policeman watching as a section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" was being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1935-1946 An undated portrait of Howard Hughes.
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Photograph of Rear Admiral C.J. Seiberlich, circa late 1940s Rear Admiral C.J. Seiberlich, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, is shown at the controls of the Hughes Flying Boat in its Long Beach, California hangar. The Navy had expressed an interest in using the craft in an experimental capacity, circa...
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Photograph of the Flying Boat hull being moved form the hangar, Culver City, California, 1946 The Flying Boat hull being moved from the Culver City plant to a dock on Terminal Island in Long Beach, California. A crowd of onlookers is gathered to watch.
 

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