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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 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 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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Photograph of electronic equipment testing at Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1959 Technicians working with large pieces of electronic equipment.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with a Douglas DC-3, 1947 Howard Hughes and an unidentified man stand next to a Douglas DC-3 aircraft.
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Portrait painting, collage of Howard Hughes, circa early 1950s Portrait collage painting of Howard Hughes in the early 1950s.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in a film editing lab, circa late 1940s to early 1950s Howard Hughes sits in a chair in front of a film editing desk. Behind the desk are shelves holding various reels of film. A film editing machine is seen on the desk.
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Photograph of Lockheed-14 at Floyd Bennett Airport, Brooklyn, July 10, 1938 Spectators surround a Lockheed-14 on a runway at Floyd Bennett Airport in Brooklyn. Automobiles and media members are among the crowd.
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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, circa 1920s Portrait of Howard Hughes taken in the Ambassador Hotel in the 1920s.
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Photograph of Northrop Gamma Racer at Newark Airport, New Jersey, January 13, 1936 Howard Hughes in the cockpit of a Northrop Gamma Racer, surrounded by media and crowds in front of hangar at the Newark Airport.
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Photograph of first XF-11 plane taking off, July 7, 1946 The first prototype of the XF-11, flown by Howard Hughes, taking off.
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Photograph of second XF-11 plane lifting off, April 4, 1947 Photograph of a second XF-11 lifting off, April 4, 1947.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat being towed into the Los Angeles Harbor, November 1,... The Hughes Flying Boat being towed toward Los Angeles Harbor, November 1, 1947. Los Angeles Harbor (Calif.)
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Photograph of Landmark Hotel, Las Vegas, circa 1970s Daytime photo of the tower of the Landmark Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. Also visible is the roof of the casino below, and a large parking lot across the street.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes climbing into the XF-11, Culver City, California, July 7, 1946 Howard Hughes on a ladder, climbing into the XF-11. A police officer is seen in the background.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at the TWA Constellation controls, May 1, 1947 Howard Hughes at the controls of a TWA Constellation aircraft, demonstrating his new radar safety device, May 1, 1947.
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Photograph of Howard R. Hughes, Sr., with trench mining drill, Houston, Texas, September 29, 1917 Howard R. Hughes, Sr., standing outdoors by a trench mining drill, which is underneath a tent-like canopy. Part of the Sharps-Hughes Tool Company's Second and Girard Streets plant is seen in the background.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes standing near Douglas DC-3, New York, 1947 Howard Hughes standing under the propeller of a Douglas DC-3.
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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 second XF-11 plane during a test flight, April 3, 1947 The second prototype of the XF-11 seen during a test flight in 1947.
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Film still of air combat scene from Hell's Angels, 1930 Air combat scene from the motion picture "Hell's Angels," directed by Howard Hughes and released in 1930.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat fuselage in transport, California, June 15, 1945 The fuselage of the Hughes Flying Boat is seen in transport on a moving truck rig on a narrow road in the country, on its way to Long Beach Harbor. Small groups of people gather to watch.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with Lockheed-14 plane, Le Bourget, France, July 11, 1938 Howard Hughes surrounded by a crowd at Le Bourget Field in France, in front of a Lockheed-14, July 11, 1938. Le Bourget (Airport : Le Bourget, France)
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at the Flying Boat's controls, Los Angeles Harbor, November 1, 1947 Howard Hughes at the controls of the Flying Boat, November 1, 1947, prior to its first taxi tests in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with Northrop Gamma Racer, January 1, 1936 Howard Hughes standing beside the Northrop Gamma Racer, January 1, 1936.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with the second XF-11, April 3, 1947 Howard Hughes signing the flight plan in front of the second XF-11.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with XH-17 helicopter, Culver City, California, October 23, 1952 L-R: Rea Hopper, Director of the Aeronautical Division, Hughes Aircraft Company; Howard Hughes; Clyde Jones, Director of Engineering, Hughes Tool Company Aeronautical Division; Warren Reed, Assistant; Col. Carl E. Jackson, Air Research and Development Headquarters, Baltimore; Gale J. Moore, pilot;...
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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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Photograph of Howard Hughes with Jules Furthman on the set of The Outlaw, Hollywood, circa... Howard Hughes (facing camera) talks with Jules Furthman (left), author of the story and screenplay of the motion picture "The Outlaw." Transcribed from attached press release: "From Russell Birdwell and Associates After an absence of ten years from motion...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes giving a news conference, New York, April, 1947 Howard Hughes speaks into two microphones as he gives a news conference beside the Douglas DC-3, after landing in New York. This was his first flight after the nearly fatal crash of the first XF-11. A number of officials...
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Aerial photograph of Hughes Airport, Culver City, California, circa early 1960s Aerial view of the airport at Hughes' aircraft plant in Culver City, California. The airport's runway was in operation from 1941 to 1985.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with a drawn-in mustache, October 11, 1956 Portrait of Howard Hughes with a drawn-in mustache.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with unidentified man beside the second XF-11, April 4, 1947 Howard Hughes (right) with unidentified man before the flight of the second XF-11 prototype, April 4, 1947.
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Photograph of Hughes H-1 Racer taking off, Santa Ana, California, September 13, 1935 The Hughes H-1 Racer taking off from Santa Ana Airport in California. The Santa Ana Mountains are seen in the distance.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with American Legion Commanders, Hollywood, 1952 L-R: John D. Home, Department Commander of the American Legion; Howard Hughes, Managing Director of production for RKO Pictures; Edward Underwood, Commander of the Hollywood American Legion Motion Picture Post #43.
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Conceptual drawing of Mobots, 1959 Artist's conception of futuristic undersea Mobots, remote controlled handling devices envisioned by Hughes Aircraft scientists in 1959.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, October 11, 1956 Portrait of Howard Hughes, without a mustache, October 11, 1956.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, October 3, 1947 Portrait of Howard Hughes, October 3, 1947.
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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 L. A. Hyland arriving at the airport, Culver City, California, November 22, 1954 L. A. Hyland (center) arrives to take over as General Manager of Hughes Aircraft Company. Hyland is seen on the steps of a small airplane, and is surrounded by four unidentified men.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others at Hughes Tool Company, Houston, Texas, July 30, 1938 Howard Hughes, N.E. Boehm, and an unidentified man examining machinery in the Hughes Tool Company plant.
 

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