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Photograph of Howard Hughes talking to an unidentified man, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes talking to an unidentified man as Hughes prepares to fly the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, Culver City, California, August 16, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes after being interviewed about his controversial XF-11 photo reconnaissance plane by Republican of Washington, Senator Harry Cain in Culver City, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 07, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes and Slack Huddle, Washington, D.C.: Howard Hughes (right) and his attorney, T.A. Slack (left) of the Hughes Tool Co., huddle over questions Hughes and prepared to ask Sen. Owen Brewster (R. ME.) at today's hearing...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes Flying Boat at Terminal Island. (Inside fuselage to the rear taken from forward section) Long Beach, Cal."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Chairman Brewster Denies Collusion Charged By Hughes. Washington, D.C. Multi-millionaire plane-builder Howard Hughes, left, and his counsel, Thomas A. Slack, center, listen to chairman Owen Brewster, ( R ) of Me., right, of the...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Claud D. Pepper, San Pedro, California, November 04, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes and Florida's Senator Claude D. Pepper inspecting the construction of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Takes Witness Stand, Washington: Howard Hughes (above), plane manufacturer, is sworn in as a witness before the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee today, August 6. The subcommittee is currently investigating the Hughes wartime plane contracts....
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 03, 1947 Description given with photo: "Before Surprise Flight, Long Beach, Calif.: No longer land-locked, Howard Hughes' 200-ton flying boat, world's largest plane, rides free in Los Angeles harbor after being floated for the first time. The builder and pilot...
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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 at hearing, Washington, August 07, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes at the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with reporters, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "102,246 - Watch Your Credit - International News Photo. Slug - (Howard Hughes) Hughes Ready For Senate Investigators, Washington, D.C. Howard Hughes, right, is interviewed by reporters at Washington National Airport after his...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes installing radar, Culver City, California, May 03, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes conversing with an unidentified group of people in California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes installing radar, Culver City, California, May 03, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes conversing with an unidentified group of people in Calfornia.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in Long Beach, California.
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Photograph of the Air Force test plane, circa 1947 A front view of the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of the Air Force test plane in flight, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes flying the Air Force test plane.
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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 Howard Hughes, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes preparing to fly the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in Long Beach, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 11, 1947 Description given with photo: " "Shows Over" -- Return Engagement Promised! Washington, D.C. - In the Senate Caucus room, that a few days ago was packed to the doors, Howard Hughes, sits alone as he pens a statement to...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 01, 1947 Description given with photo: "Float Hughes Flying Boat, San Pedro, Calif.: Water pours into Howard Hughes' mammoth drydock as the millionaire plane builder prepares to float his giant plywood flying boat on November 1st. The nose of the 200-ton...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others, San Pedro, California, November 04, 1947 Description given with photo: "Float Flying Boat, San Pedro, Calif.: Workmen prepare to float Howard Hughes' 200-ton plywood flying boat at San Pedro on Nov. 1st for taxi tests in Los Angeles Harbor. The craft can be seen in...
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Photograph of the Air Force test plane, circa 1947 A front view of the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of aircraft Howard Hughes is test flying, Culver City, May 03, 1947. A view of the first passenger plane equipped with radar that Howard Hughes is flying in Culver City, California.
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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 and Joe Pertalli, circa 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes and Joe Pertalli."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in Long Beach, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 11, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Alone As Probers Recess Till Fall, Washington, D.C. - Plane builder Howard Hughes, above, sat alone in the normally jam-packed senate caucus room today after war investigating sub-committee chairman Homer Ferguson, (R) of Mich., announced...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 7, 1947 Description given with photo: "Attentive Listener, Washington: Howard Hughes listens to testimony of Sen. Owen Bewster (R. Me. ) at Aug. 7th session of the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee, which is looking into wartime plane contracts awarded to Hughes. ...
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Photograph of the Air Force test plane in flight, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes flying the Air Force test plane.
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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' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of the inside fuselage of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat in Long Beach, California. Image taken from the forward section.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, Los Angeles, August 06, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes standing beside an unidentified man as he is about to board his private B-23 Transport plane in Los Angeles.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes Carries His Lunch Tray Cafeteria Style - Washington, D.C. Howard Hughes is shown selecting his luncheon cafeteria style during a short recess of the Senate investigation of his wartime plane contracts. Along...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Thomas A. Slack, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes conferring with Attn. Thomas Slack."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes at the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington. Written on back: "Howard Hughes."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Sen. Claude D. Pepper, Washington, November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes & Sen Claude Pepper 11/8/47."
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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 Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes Carries His Lunch Tray Cafeteria Style - Washington, D.C. Howard Hughes is shown selecting his luncheon cafeteria style during a short recess of the Senate investigation of his wartime plane contracts. Along...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes at investigation."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 09, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Submits Written Question, Washington: Howard Hughes tosses a written question to Sen. Homer Ferguson, chairman of the Senate War Investigation sub-committee, Nov. 8. Hughes was refused permission to take the stand and charged...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes at the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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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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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes at the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington. Written on back: "Howard Hughes, 11/08/47."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Sen. Claude D. Pepper, Washington, November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Required To Submit Questions At Inquiry In Writing, Washington, D.C. --- The sub-committee investigating the Hughes War Time plane contracts, ruled today that a standing committee rule would be effective in requiring that questions must...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Writes Notes During Senate Hearing, Washington, D.C. --- With notes and manuscripts scattered at his feet, millionaire plane builder Howard Hughes is shown as he conferred with several of the witnesses who testified in his...
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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 Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes Carries His Lunch Tray Cafeteria Style - Washington, D.C. Howard Hughes is shown selecting his luncheon cafeteria style during a short recess of the Senate investigation of his wartime plane contracts. Along...
 

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