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Photograph of a man working at the Hughes Tool Co., Houston, Texas, circa 1950s Transcribed from attached press release: "HUGHES ROCK BIT TEST In a block-long laboratory at Houston, Texas, the Hughes Tool Company can simulate oil drilling conditions anywhere in the world. Here a Hughes bit is tested on a hard...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with Walter Huston on the set of The Outlaw, Hollywood, circa... Howard Hughes on a motion picture set supervising the 'dressing' of a set for use in his production of "The Outlaw." Transcribed from attached press release: "From Russell Birdwell and Associates After an absence of ten years from motion picture...
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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 Flight Officer in a plane on D-Day, June 6, 1944 The caption reads: "The camera is the eye of the mission." And to see that the eye is in good working order Captain Ursal P. Marshall, 522 South Furth St., Fulton, N. Y., rides along on D-Day. Captain...
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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 Howard Hughes and engineers, Culver City, California, 1947 Howard Hughes is sitting on the ground examining an architectural drawing of the Hughes Culver City plant. There is a section on "Intake Duct Body Plan."
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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 Hughes Tool Company Derrick, Houston Texas, circa 1940s-1950s Transcribed from press release: "HUGHES TEST DERRICK This 118-foot field-size oil derrick tower above a block-long laboratory in Houston, Texas, where the Hughes Tool Company simulates every drilling condition in the world in order to produce tough, long-lasting drill bits...
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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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Photograph of Howard Hughes with three unidentified men circa late 1940s/early 1950s Howard Hughes shaking hands with a group of men circa late 1940s/early 1950s.
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Photograph of the XF-11 as it is about to take off for its first test... Transcribed from attachment to photo: "NEW LONG-RANGE PLANE ANNOUNCED CULVER CITY, CALIF., The FX-11 took off today on its first test flight. One of the world's fastest long-range photographic planes, it was designed and built by Howard Hughes in...
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Photograph of the XF-11 prior to its first test flight in Culver City, California July... Transcribed from press release attached to back of photo: "NEW-DESIGN PHOTO PLANE COMPLETED CULVER CITY, Calif., July 7 -- test-flown today for the first time, the new XF-11 was revealed as one of the world's fastest long-range photographic planes....
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Photograph of Howard Hughes sitting in the cockpit of the XF-11 preparing for his first... Transcribed from press release attached to back of photo: "NEW PHOTO PLANE TEST-FLOWN CULVER CITY, California, July 7 -- Howard Hughes, who designed and built the new FX-11 reconnaissance plane in conjunction with Air Materiel Command engineers, sits in...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the XF-11 preparing for his first test... Howard Hughes sits in the cockpit of the XF-11, a reconnaissance plane that Hughes built and designed in conjunction with Air Materiel Command engineers. Hughes is preparing for his first test flight in Culver City, California July 7, 1947.
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Photograph of a portion of a wing of the Flying Boat being moved to Los... HUGHES' GIANT PLANE GETS FLAPS This 74-foot wing-flap for the world's largest airplane, built by Howard Hughes, is almost as long as the wing of a standard 21-passenger airliner. The flap, one of two which will be installed...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes standing next to an airplane circa 1940s/1950s A portrait of Howard Hughes standing next to an airplane circa 1940s/1950s. Stamped on back of photo: "Hughes Aircraft Photo."
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Photograph of the cross-section of a plane, circa 1937 The black and white view of an artists rendition of a cross-section of a plane.
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Photograph of the cross-section of a plane, circa 1937 The black and white view of a cross-section of a plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, Glendale, California, circa 1937 The black and white view of Howard Hughes sitting in an unidentified plane surrounded by unnamed people in Glendale, California. Printed on a paper included with the photograph: "Howard Hughes is shown at Glendale, Calif., after a nonstop flight...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the Northrop Gamma Racer, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes sitting in the Northrop Gamma Racer talking to an unidentified individual.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the Northrop Gamma Racer, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes in the Northrop Gamma Racer.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Albert Lodwick beside the Northrop Gamma racer, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes, Albert Lodwick, and other unidentified individuals with the Northrop Gamma Racer.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with aircraft technicians with the Northrop Gamma Racer, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes and aircraft technicians next to the Northrop Gamma Racer.
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Photograph of the Northrop Gamma Racer, 1936 A black and white, wide view of the side of Howard Hughes' Northrop Gamma Racer.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at the Chicago Municipal Airport, Chicago, May 14, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes surrounded by unidentified people at the Chicago Municipal Airport. Printed on a paper included with the photograph: "Millionaire Speed King. Howard Hughes, Multimillionaire movie producer and speed flyer, at the...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the Northrop Gamma Racer, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes sitting in the Northrop Gamma Racer talking to an unidentified individual.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, Albert Lodwick, and unidentified man at Floyd Bennett Field, New York,... Howard Hughes, Albert Lodwick, and an unidentified man at Floyd Bennett Field after record flight from Miami to New York.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes out for dinner, circa 1937 The black and white view of Howard Hughes surrounded by unidentified people while he is out to dinner.
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Photograph of the Northrop Gamma Racer, 1936 The black and white view of the Northrop Gamma Racer. Text printed on accompanying strip of paper: "Millionaire Speed King. Howard Hughes, multimillionaire movie producer and speed flyer, warming up his plane at the Chicago Municipal Airport preparing for...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes out for dinner, circa 1937 The black and white view of Howard Hughes out at dinner with an unidentified woman.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the Northrop Gamma Racer, New York, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes in New York. Text printed on a card included with the image: "Howard Hughes and Albert Lodwick beside Northrop Gamma, surrounded by a crowd at the Floyd Bennett Airport after breaking...
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Photograph of the Northrop Gamma Racer, Chicago, May 14, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes beside the Northrop Gamma Racer near hanger at Chicago Municipal Airport in Chicago, Illinois.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes inside an unidentified plane, circa 1937 The black and white view of Howard Hughes sitting in an unidentified plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the Northrop Gamma Racer, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the Northrop Gamma Racer.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Neil McCarthy, July 12, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes (left) standing beside Neil McCarthy (right). Printed on a paper included with the photograph: "Howard Hughes (left) and Neil McCarthy. 7-12-36 (Press Association)."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, New York, April 21, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes sitting in the Northop Gamma Racer in New York. Text printed on a card included with the image: "Hughes sets new Miami-New York record Howard Hughes, Millionaire flier and pictured in...
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Photograph of the Northrop Gamma Racer, 1936 The black and white, overhead view of Howard Hughes' Northrop Gamma Racer.
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Photograph of the cross-section of a plane, circa 1937 The black and white view of a cross-section of a plane.
 

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