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Photograph of Dick Hannah in his office, Los Angeles, 1973 Dick Hannah, official spokesman for Howard Hughes, is seen behind his desk in his office.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and co-pilot at HK-1 gauges, October 31, 1947 Howard Hughes (right) and unidentified co-pilot at the gauge panel of the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others studying Flying Boat plans, circa mid 1940s Howard Hughes (center) studying diagrams for the Flying Boat with two unidentified men.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat fuselage in transport, California, circa June 1945 Fuselage of the Hughes Flying Boat being transported from a hangar by truck. The moving truck and rig have signs from Star House Movers, Inc., of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California. Groups of people stand by to watch.
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Aerial photograph of Spring Mountain Ranch, Las Vegas, circa 1960s Overhead shot of the ranch house and pool at Spring Mountain Ranch, outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. The property was purchased by Howard Hughes from Vera Krupp as a house for his wife, Jean Peters, who never followed her husband...
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Photograph of Hughes H-1 Racer, November 14, 1945 The Hughes H-1 Racer, with registration number NX 258Y painted on its rudder.
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Photograph of second XF-11 plane prior to take-off, April 4, 1947 The second Hughes XF-11 prototype is seen on a runway, prior to take-off. Automobiles and media members are also on the runway.
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Photograph of the Desert Inn hotel and swimming pool, Las Vegas, circa early 1960s Daytime photo of bathers posing near the outdoor swimming pool at the Desert Inn Hotel in Las Vegas.
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Photograph of a replica of the Hughes Tool Company hard formation rock bit type R-1,... A trophy modeled for display after the Hughes Tool Company hard formation rock bit type R-1. The drill bit was the engineering marvel on which the Hughes fortune was founded.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat wing under construction, Culver City, California, June 1, 1945 View of construction of one of the wings of the Hughes Flying Boat in a hangar at the Hughes Aircraft Company, June 1, 1945. Scaffolding is seen underneath the wing.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, March 2, 1938 Howard Hughes in an Ambassador Hotel suite, Los Angeles, California, March 2, 1938.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes underneath the XF-11 plane, April 3, 1947 Howard Hughes stands on a ladder underneath the body of XF-11 plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in front of his biplane, Miami, 1934 Howard Hughes standing in front of his biplane holding a trophy after winning the 1934 All-American Air Meet in Miami, Florida.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in cockpit of the second XF-11, April 4, 1947 Howard Hughes is seen sitting in the cockpit of the second XF-11 prototype, April 4, 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with Fiorello La Guardia and Grover Whalen, New York, July 12,... Howard Hughes (wearing hat) receives congratulations from Mayor Fiorello La Guardia at Floyd Bennett Airport in Brooklyn. The gentleman wearing a polka dot bow tie, standing behind the mayor is Grover Whalen. Mr. Whalen was president of the 1939 New...
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Photograph of second XF-11 prototype plane seen from front, April 4, 1947 The second Hughes XF-11 prototype, seen from the front, prior to a test flight.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes leaving the Northrop Gamma Racer, Newark, New Jersey, January 13, 1936 Howard Hughes leaving the cockpit of a Northrop Gamma, surrounded by a crowd at Newark New Jersey Airport. Hughes set a coast-to-coast speed record. A bank of microphones and a movie camera are seen beside the plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa early 1940s Headshot portrait of Howard Hughes in the early 1940s.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat flying over the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947 The Hughes Flying Boat on its first flight over the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947.
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Photograph of Thomas Black, Howard Hughes, and Noah Dietrich at Senate War Investigating Committee hearings,... L-R: Thomas Black, Howard Hughes, Noah Dietrich during the 1947 Senate War Investigating Committee hearings in Washington, D.C.
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Photograph of Hughes H-1 Racer, November 1, 1945 The Hughes H-1 Racer, with its registration number NX 258Y on the underside of the port wing.
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Photograph of Walter Huston and Howard Hughes on the set of The Outlaw, Hollywood, circa... Howard Hughes (at center, holding script) talks with actor Walter Huston (at left,with back to camera) on the set of the motion picture "The Outlaw."
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Photograph of Nicholas Begovich and E.W. Templin with Frescanar antenna, 1957 View of the 3-D antenna for Frescanar, Hughes Aircrafts Company's guided missile targeted radar system. At right, Dr. Nicholas Begovich, Director of Engineering, Hughes Ground Systems Group. At left, E.W. Templin, systems evaluation engineer.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat skimming the water in the Los Angeles Harbor, November... The Hughes Flying Boat taking off (or landing) in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947. Los Angeles Harbor (Calif.)
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Photograph of Dick Hannah at telephone press conference, North Hollywood, January 7, 1972 Dick Hannah, standing at far right, at Howard Hughes telephone press conference at the Universal-Sheraton Hotel in North Hollywood, California, January 7, 1972. Hannah stands before a table with various members of the media, including Gladwin Hill of the...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with a reporter, New York, July, 1947 Howard Hughes standing with an unidentified reporter next to the second XF-11, after landing in New York.
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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 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 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 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 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 top of the Hughes H-1 Racer, 1945 Top view of the Hughes H-1 Racer with an X painted over its R registration number on its starboard wing.The registration number NX 258Y is seen on the rudder.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, August 17, 1954 Portrait of Howard Hughes, August 17, 1954. This photo was used in the Hughes Aircraft Company's corporate publications.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with the H-1 Racer, circa 1935-1937 Howard Hughes, holding a pilot's helmet, is seen standing beside the H-1 Racer. The plane's registration number, NR 258Y, is painted on its rudder.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes shaking hands with a young fan, Washington, D.C., circa 1947 Howard Hughes shakes hands with a young fan, probably after the Senate War Investigating Committee hearings in Washington, D.C., August 1947. Two police officers and a woman onlooker stand nearby.
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Photograph of radar testing at the Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1959 Engineers test radar equipment at the Hughes Aircraft Company in 1959.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes after the landing of the second XF-11, 1947 Howard Hughes after the landing of the second XF-11 in 1947. An unidentified man is seen behind him.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, Washington, D.C., August 1947 Howard Hughes pictured after Senate hearings in Washington, D.C. in 1947.
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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 TWA Constellation in flight, May 2, 1947 TWA Constellation plane in flight, May 1947.
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Photograph of second XF-11 prototype plane on the runway, April 4, 1947 The second Hughes XF-11 prototype on a runway prior to a test flight in 1947.
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Photograph of a blimp advertising The Outlaw starring Jane Russell, 1943 Blimp used to promote the motion picture "The Outlaw," produced by Howard Hughes' RKO Productions, January 1950. Advertising reads, "The Outlaw. Kept off the screen for 3 years, it's coming at last! Jane Russell."
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Photograph of the Flamingo Hotel gaming room entrance, Las Vegas, circa late 1940s-early 1950s Daytime photo of the exterior of the Flamingo Hotel, showing the canopied gaming room entrance.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at the Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1947 Howard Hughes at his desk at Hughes Aircraft Company, 1947. A painting of the XF-11 is seen on the wall behind Hughes.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, June 23, 1947 Aerial view of the Hughes Flying Boat at Pier E in Long Beach, California in 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with Walter Huston on the set of The Outlaw, Hollywood, circa... Howard Hughes (holding script) talks with actor Walter Huston (sitting, at the left) on the set of the motion picture "The Outlaw."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in cockpit of the XF-11, Culver City, California, July 7, 1946 Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the XF-11. Trucks and emergency vehicles are seen nearby.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in pilot's gear, Newark, New Jersey, 1937 Howard Hughes, wearing pilot's overalls and gear with parachute, at the tail of the Hughes H-1 Racer, in Newark, New Jersey. Unidentified men are seen behind him.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat floating in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947 The Hughes Flying Boat at Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947. Los Angeles Harbor (Calif.)
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Walter Huston on the set of The Outlaw, Hollywood, circa... Howard Hughes (on right) talks with actor Walter Huston (on left) on the set of the motion picture "The Outlaw."
 

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