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Photograph of Howard Hughes examining machinery at the Hughes Tool Company, 1938 Howard Hughes (taller man at left) examining machinery in Hughes Tool Company plant, 1938.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others, Terminal Island, California, November 02, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes Interviewed By Newsmen After Flight - Terminal Island, Calif. : Photo shows Howard Hughes surrounded by radio interviewers, reporters, and well-wishers after he tested his flying boat the "HK-1" in Los Angeles harbor. ...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat going on an unscheduled test run in San Pedro, California.
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Aerial photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, 1947 The "Flying Boat" (HK-1) docked at the Los Angeles Harbor, 1947.
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Photograph of the Flying Boat taking off from the Los Angeles Harbor, 1947 The "Flying Boat" taking off in the Los Angeles Harbor, 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 01, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes At Controls Of Sky Giant For Taxi Tests - Long Beach, Cal. : Howard Hughes, millionaire plane builder, flyer and movie maker, is shown at the controls of the world's largest flying boat prior to...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others with a XH-17 helicopter, Culver City, California, October 23,... Howard Hughes (second from left) standing in front of the experimental helicopter XH-17, Flying Crane in October 1952. From left to right: Rea Hopper, Director of the Aeronautical Division, Hughes Aircraft Company; Howard Hughes; Clyde Jones, Director of Engineering, Hughes...
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Photograph of the Flying Boat in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947 The Hughes HK-1 or Flying Boat floating in Los Angeles Harbor prior to its first taxi run. A 1940's U.S. Naval ship floats in the background.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, California, November 2, 1947 Hughes Flying Boat hovering over the water of Los Angeles, CA, Nov. 2, 1947. The Los Angeles Harbor is now known as Long Beach Harbor.
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Aerial photograph of the Hughes' Flying Boat in the Los Angeles Harbor, November, 2, 1947 The Hughes Aircraft "Flying Boat" floating in Los Angeles Harbor with several other boats and ships.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat in the Los Angeles Harbor, California, 1947 The Hughes Aircraft HK-1 "Flying Boat" floating in Los Angeles Harbor.
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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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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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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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Photograph of the interior of the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, October 31,... Men working inside of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor. Transcribed from note on back of photo: "Inside the Boat: Shown in a view looking toward the tail of the Hughes Flying Boat,...
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Photograph of crew member inside the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, as it nears completion, Los... Possibly Richard Stoddart or Earl Martyn inside of the Hughes Flying Boat, examining its equipment near as it was nearing completion.The Flying Boat was assembled on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of the interior of Hughes' plant, Los Angeles, 1922 Interior of Hughes' Los Angeles plant showing the storage or shipping of Hughes simplex drill bits.
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Photograph of HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, as it returns from its test flight, Los Angeles... A front view of HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, the world's largest plane, which successfully completed its first flight, shown in the photo. The eight 3,000 horsepower engine lifted the craft from the waters of Los Angeles Harbor with Hughes at...
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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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Aerial photograph of the TWA Constellation's test flight, May 2, 1947 TWA Constellation plane during a test flight on May 2, 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and employees at the Hughes Tool Company, Houston, Texas, July 30,... Howard Hughes (second from right) and employees, visiting Hughes Tool Company in Houston Texas in 1938.
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Aerial photograph of Terminal Island with the Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, October 31,... An aerial view of Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor, showing Hughes Aircraft Company and the industrialization of the area.
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Aerial photograph of the TWA Constellation during a test flight, May 2, 1947 TWA Constellation plane during a test flight on May 2, 1947.
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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 an employee testing Hughes Tool Company drill bits, 1950s Transcribed from attachment to photo: ""TOUGH TEST - A hard formation drilling test is begun in the big laboratory at Hughes Tool Company, Houston, Texas, where any drilling condition found anywhere in the world can be duplicated. Here, where...
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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 Hughes XF-11 in flight, April 4, 1947 Date stamped on back of photo: April 3, 1947. Transcribed from attached press release: "HUGHES FLIES DUPLICATE OF CRASH PLANE CULVER CITY, Calif., April 5 -- Howard Hughes, famed flier-industrialist, today test-piloted the plane pictured here, a duplicate...
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Photograph of the Hughes Tool Company office building, Houston, Texas, 1922 This was the administration building for the Hughes Tool Company at the Hughes plant on Polk Avenue in Houston, Texas, 1922. The building was constructed during the winter of 1917-1918. Hughes' office was on the lower right-side of the...
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Photograph of Hughes Tool Company employees at work, 1951 Employees of Hughes Tool Company at work in 1951.
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Aerial photograph of Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947 Hughes HK1, Flying Boat, leaving or returning from its test run in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947 Howard Hughes' 400,000 pound Flying Boat flying 70 feet above the water for one-mile during taxi tests over the Los Angeles Harbor with Hughes at the controls. Hughes had scheduled taxi tests only for the 219-foot long ship, but it...
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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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Film transparency of Desert Inn swimming pool and tower, framed by arch, Las Vegas, circa... A view of the Desert Inn swimming pool and tower, with an arch in the foreground.
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Photograph of Hughes HK-1 during its test run in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2,... The Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat during its test run in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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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 the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, returning from its historic test flight, November 2,... Transcribed press release from back of photograph: "Howard Hughes' flying boat, world's largest plane, rides free off Terminal Island in Los Angeles Harbor immediately after its launching yesterday. The plane's vertical stabilizer tip rides about 80 feet above the...
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Photograph of men working on the interior of the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat, Los Angeles... Men working inside the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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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 Howard Hughes and Joe Petralli inspecting the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, as it... Howard Hughes (left, in dark coat) noted designer, builder, and industrialist entering the hull of the Hughes Flying Boat, the largest airplane in the world, as it was nearing completion on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor. With him...
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Photograph of Hughes Flying Boat during its test flight, November 2, 1947 Date stamped on back of photo: Nov 2, 1947. Transcribed from attached press release: "IN THE AIR Hughes Flying boat, with Howard Hughes at the controls, takes to the air at Los Angeles Harbor November 2, 1947. LONG...
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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 Falcon F-106 missile on display at the Statler Hotel, September 21, 1955 A display of the Falcon missile and rockets, weapons designed and built by the Hughes Aircraft Company for the U.S. Air Force.
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Aerial photograph of the TWA Constellation test flight, May 2, 1947 TWA plane in flight, May 2, 1947.
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Photograph of the HK-1, Hughes Flying boat, as it returns from its historic test flight,... A side view of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, the world's largest plane, which successfully completed its first flight. The eight 3,000 horsepower engines lifted the craft from the waters of Los Angeles Harbor with Hughes at the controls. The...
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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 a F-106 plane, circa 1959-1972 View of a F-106 aircraft, in which Hughes had supplied the original armaments packages, MA-1 with linking SAGE for GCI.
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Photograph of men working inside Hughes' HK-1 Flying Boat, readying it for its historic test,... Men working inside of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Aerial photograph of the TWA Constellation on a test flight, May 2, 1947 TWA Constellation plane during a test flight on May 2, 1947.
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Photograph of equipment panels of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, October 31,... The control panel of HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, on Terminal Island, Los Angeles Harbor.
 

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