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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 the Flying Boat launching into Los Angeles Harbor, November 1, 1947 The Hughes flying boat was launched for the first time, (Nov 1, 1947) after the three concrete docks, one containing the hull and two the wing pontoons, were pumped with sea water to the outside level, gates were lowered and...
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Photograph of the interior tail of the Flying Boat, 1947 Interior of the flying boat-looking toward the tail. The man is dwarfed by the giant interior of the airplane.
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Aerial photograph of the fully assembled Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, June 23, 1947 An aerial view of the Flying Boat docked at the Los Angeles (now Long Beach) Harbor.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at a press conference beside his Douglas DC-3, New York, April,... Howard Hughes giving a news Conference beside his airplane after landing in New York. This was his first flight after the nearly fatal XF-11 prototype crash in 1946.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, November... Howard Hughes at the controls of his Flying Boat. Los Angeles Harbor is currenly known as Long Beach Harbor, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at his desk, circa 1947 Howard hughes seated at his desk.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and pilots in the cockpit of the Flying Boat, November 1,... Trascribed from attached press release: " Howard Hughes (wearing hat) talks over details of tomorrow's initial taxi testing of his 24,000 horsepower flying boat, Nov. 1, 1947." Hughes is standing between Chal Bowen(?) (left) and Gale J. Moore (right).
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Photograph of the Howard Hughes operations headquarters, Hollywood, circa 1960s Headquarters and communications center for Howard Hughes operations.
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Photograph of Robert Maheu and two unidentified men, circa 1970s Robert Maheu, seated at right, with two unidentified men.
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Aerial photograph of the fully assembled Flying Boat docked at Los Angeles Harbor, June 23,... An aerial view of the Flying Boat docked at the Los Angeles (now Long Beach) Harbor.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and a group of men with the Hughes XH-17, October 23,... Howard Hughes (second from left) standing under the blade of the XH-17, Flying Crane with L-R: Rea Hopper, Director of the Aeronautical Division, Hughes Aircraft Company; Hughes; Clyde Jones, Director of Engineering, Hughes Tool Company Aeronautical Division; Warren Reed, Assistant;...
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Aerial photograph of Hughes Tool Company, Houston, Texas, circa 1960s Aerial view of the main office and plant of the Hughes Tool Company, in Houston, Texas.
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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 the Flying Boat being assembled at the Long Beach Harbor, California, January 8,... Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being assembled at the Long Beach Harbor in January 1947. Date stamped on back of photo.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat at the Long Beach Harbor, California, January 8, 1947 The Hughes Flying Boat and workers at Pier E on the Long Beach Harbor in California, 1947.
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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 and Noah Dietrich, Houston, July 30, 1938 Howard Hughes and Noah Dietrich (the chief Executive Officer of the Howard Hughes Corporation from 1925-1957), during a dinner in Houston honoring Hughes' world flight.
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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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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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Portrait photograph of young Howard Hughes Portrait photograph of a young Howard Hughes.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes news conference, New York, April, 1947 Howard Hughes at a press conference, standing in front of what is thought to be a DC-3.
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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 Howard Hughes with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936 Howard Hughes shakes hands with President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Roosevelt's office, after Hughes received the Harmon Aviator Trophy. Roosevelt is sitting behind his desk. Several unidentified men are standing by.
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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 the Flying Boat being assembled at the Long Beach Harbor, California, July 10,... Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being assembled at Long Beach Harbor.
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Photograph of the Flying Boat being assembled at the Long Beach Harbor, California, January 8,... Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being assembled at Long Beach Harbor. Date stamped on back of photo.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with reporter, New York, April, 1947 Howard Hughes at a press conference, standing in front of what is assumed to be a DC-3.
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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 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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Photograph of Howard Hughes, New York, April, 1947 Howard Hughes exiting an airplane in New York, flanked by two unidentified men.
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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 on ladder under the XF-11, April 3, 1947 Transcribed from press release attached to photo: "HUGHES READY FOR TAKE-OFF IN SECOND XF-11 FLIGHT. CULVER CITY, Calif., April 5 -- Howard Hughes, famed flier-industrialist, recovered from injuries following crash last July 7, is shown here just before he...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1940s A portrait of Howard Hughes.
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Photograph of the interior of the Hughes Tool Company, Houston, Texas, circa 1917 Interior of the Hughes Tool Company, at Second and Girard Streets in Houston, Texas. Shown is the lab where the trench mining drill was developed.
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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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Photograph of the Flying Boat wing and pontoon during test flight, Los Angeles Harbor, November... A portion of the Flying Boat is visible in this photograph that was taken during the first test flight. Harbor Island is visible in the distance. Photograph likely taken from inside the plane. Stamped on the back of...
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Photograph of a portion of the Flying Boat during test flight, November 2, 1947 A portion of the Flying Boat is visible in this photograph that was taken during Howard Hughes' historic test flight. Stamped on the back of the photo "Hughes Aircraft Photo" Los Angeles Harbor, Terminal Island are now known and Long...
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Photograph of new atomic-hydrogen welding process, Hughes Tool Company, Houston, Texas, circa 1929 Transcribed from press release attached to back of photo: "PENETRATES EARTH 16,000 FEET A surface approaching the hardness of the diamond is applied by a new atomic-hydrogen welding process to the teeth of a rock bit drill at the Hughes...
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Photograph of Las Vegas hotel marquees, 1968 Marquees of the Silver Slipper, Desert Inn and Frontier Hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada, at twilight. The Sands Hotel tower can be seen in the distance.
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Photograph of the Flying Boat being assembled at Long Beach Harbor, near Los Angeles, January... Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being assembled at Long Beach Harbor. Date stamped on back of photo.
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Photograph of the Flying Boat during its historic test flight, Los Angeles Harbor, November 2,... The Flying Boat during Howard Hughes historic test flight. Stamped on the back of the photo "Hughes Aircraft Photo" and the date "Nov 2 1947." Los Angeles Harbor, Terminal Island are now known as Long Beach.
 

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