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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 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 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 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 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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Photograph of the Flying Boat engine and pontoon during test flight, Los Angeles Harbor, November... A portion of the Flying Boat is visible in this photograph that was taken during Howard Hughes first test flight. Photograph likely taken from inside the plane. Los Angeles Harbor is now known as Long Beach Harbor.
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Photograph of Hughes Flying Boat engines during the first test flight, Los Angeles Harbor, November... Wing and engines of the Flying Boat are visible in this photograph that was taken during Howard Hughes first test flight. Harbor Island is visible in the distance. Photograph likely taken from inside the plane. Stamped...
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Photograph of the Flying Boat during historic test flight, Los Angeles Harbor, November 2,... The Flying Boat during Howard Hughes' test flight.
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Photograph of Hughes Flying Boat on Terminal Island, during assembly, January 8, 1947. Transcribed from photo sleeve: Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being assembled at Long Beach Harbor. Stamped on back of photo: "Hughes Aircraft Photo" and the date "Jan 8 1947." Los Angeles Harbor, Terminal Island are...
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Aerial view of Hughes Flying boat launched, November 1, 1947, in preparation for the historic... Aerial view of Hughes Flying boat. Press release attached to back of photo: "LAUNCHING WORLD'S LARGEST PLANE The Hughes Flying boat was launched for the first time November 1, 1947. After the three concrete docks, one containing the...
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Photograph of new machine shop for Research, Product and Metallurgical engineering departments, circa 1924 Transcribed from press release attached to photograph: "LABORATORY MACHINE SHOP SPEEDS PRODUCT RESEARCH The Hughes Laboratory machine shop is devote to the building of full-scale test models of rock bits, tool joints and other drilling tools for laboratory and...
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Photograph of Flying Boat engines after test flight, circa 1947 Press release attached to photo: "HUGHES FLYING BOAT Howard Hughes' massive wooden flying boat, which flew November 2, 1947, is shown in its Long Beach hangar in the first official photograph released since its flight. The airplane,...
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Photo of James Howard, Larsen Warren, and Noah Dietrich, circa 1940s-1950s James Howard "Dutch" Kindelberger (President and General Manager of North American Aviation), Larsen Warren, and Noah Dietrich seated at a banquet table.
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Photograph of launching world's largest plane, Los Angeles Harbor, November 1, 1947 Press release attached to back of photo: "LAUNCHING WORLD'S LARGEST PLANE The Hughes Flying boat was launched for the first time November 1, 1947. After the three concrete docks, one containing the hull and two the wing pontoons, were...
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Photograph of construction around the Flying Boat, Long Beach Harbor, California, July 16, 1947 Construction around Howard Hughes' Flying Boat at Long Beach Harbor, California. Date stamped on back of photo.
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Aerial photograph of the second XF-11, Culver City, California, April 3, 1947 The XF-11, a reconnaissance plane that Hughes built and designed in conjunction with Air Material Command engineers, sits in a field. Automobiles with cameras on top are parked, ready to chase the plane on its test flight.
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Photograph of Hughes Flying Boat on Terminal Island, during assembly, January 8, 1947. Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being assembled at Long Beach Harbor. Stamped on back of photo: "Hughes Aircraft Photo. Los Angeles Harbor, Terminal Island are now known and Long Beach.
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Aerial photograph of Hughes Flying Boat ready for tests, Terminal Island, California, October 13, 1946 Press Release attached to photo: "HUGHES HERCULES READY FOR TESTS. LONG BEACH, CAL. An aerial view shows Howard Hughes' giant plywood seaplane Hercules ready for taxi tests at Long Beach. The initial flight of the plane,...
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Photograph of the Flying Boat during the historic test flight, Los Angeles Harbor, November 2,... The Flying Boat during Howard Hughes first test flight November 2, 1947. Los Angeles Harbor is now known as Long Beach.
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Photograph of Flying Boat engines during test flight, Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947 Engines attached to the wing of the Flying Boat are visible in this photograph that was taken during Howard Hughes first test flight. Harbor Island is visible in the distance. Photograph likely taken from inside the plane. Los...
 

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