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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the XF-11, Culver City, California, July 7,... Transcribed from back of photo: "Howard Hughes (in cockpit) warms up the XF-11 for its initial test flight. It is one of the world's fastest long-range photographic planes, July 7, 1946."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and the XF-11, Culver City, California, July 7, 1946 Transcribed from back of photo: "Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the new XF-11 reconnaissance plane which he designed and built in conjuntion with Air Material Command engineers. He is preparing for its first flight. One of the world's fastest...
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Photograph of Hughes Flying Boat being moved to Los Angeles Harbor, June 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' 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 of 1946.
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Photograph of Hughes Flying Boat section being moved to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles... 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 Flying Boat section being placed at dock, June 15, 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being placed in dock on Terminal Island. Stamped on back of photo: "Hughes Aircraft Photo" and the date "Jun 15 1946." Los Angeles Harbor and Terminal Island are...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in his RKO office, 1946-1957 Photograph of Howard Hughes, posing in his RKO studio, movie camera behind, with finished reels in cupboard.
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Portrait photograph of young Howard Hughes Portrait photograph of a young Howard Hughes.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in his RKO office, 1946-1957 Photograph of Howard Hughes in his RKO office
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Photograph of a section of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being moved to the Los Angeles... 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 Flying Boat section being placed at dock, June 15, 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being placed in dock on Terminal Island. Stamped on back of photo: "Hughes Aircraft Photo" and the date "Jun 15 1946." Los Angeles Harbor, Terminal Island are now...
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Photograph of a section of Hughes Flying Boat en route to the Los Angeles Harbor,... 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 section being moved to the Los Angeles Harbor, June 15,... A section of Howard Hughes' 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 of 1946.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1940s A portrait of Howard Hughes.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat being moved from Long Beach to Terminal Island, California,... Transcribed from attached press release: "Wide World Photos Please Credit A-63899 (Part of Series) $58,000 LONG BEACH, CAL. A view of the hull of Howard Hughes new $20,000,000 cargo flying boat at the pontoon bridge, ready to be moved...
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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 a Flying Boat section being moved to the Los Angeles Harbor, California, June... 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 section of Hughes Flying Boat being moved to the Los Angeles Harbor,... A section of Howard Hughes' 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 of 1946.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being moved to the Los Angeles Harbor, June 15,... A section of Howard Hughes' 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 of 1946. Date...
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Photograph of the Flying Boat sections being placed at dock, June 21, 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being placed in dock on Terminal Island and another waiting. Stamped on back of photo: "Hughes Aircraft Photo" and the date "Jun 21 1946" Los Angeles Harbor,...
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Photo of James Howard, Larsen Warren, and Noah Dietrich, circa 1940s-1950s James Howard "Dutch" Kindelberger (President and General Manager of North American Aviation), Larsen Warren, and Noah Dietrich seated at a banquet table.
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Aerial photograph of Hughes Flying Boat ready for tests, Terminal Island, California, October 13, 1946 Press Release attached to photo: "HUGHES HERCULES READY FOR TESTS. LONG BEACH, CAL. An aerial view shows Howard Hughes' giant plywood seaplane Hercules ready for taxi tests at Long Beach. The initial flight of the plane,...
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Photograph of the main section of the Flying Boat being moved to Los Angeles Harbor,... 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 Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June 1946.
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Photograph of a section of the Flying Boat being moved to Los Angeles Harbor for... 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 Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled June 1946.
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Photograph of a section of the Flying Boat being moved from Culver City, California for... 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 Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled June 1946.
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Photograph of a section of the Flying Boat being moved to Los Angeles Harbor, June,... 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 Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled June 1946.
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Photograph of the wing-flap of the Flying Boat being moved to Los Angeles Harbor for... The 74-foot wing-flap of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat en route from Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled June 1946.
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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 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 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 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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Howard Hughes in cockpit of the first XF-11, Culver City, California, July 7, 1946 Howard Hughes warming up the first XF-11 prototype.
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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 XF-11 plane at the Hughes Airport, Culver City, California, July 7, 1946 First test flight of the XF-11 at the Hughes Airport in Culver City, California in 1946.
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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 a section of the Flying Boat being moved to Los Angeles for assembly,... 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 Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled June 1946. A dirigible showcasing...
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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 a section of the Flying Boat (with police escort) being moved to 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 Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled June 1946. Stamped on back...
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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 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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