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Publicity photographs of Howard Hughes and Hughes aircraft and clippings about technical drawings of Hughes aircraft: photograph album



1940 (year approximate) to 1980 (year approximate)


From the David Rea Collection of Howard Hughes Publicity Photographs (PH-00400). This collection is comprised of publicity photographs of Howard Hughes and his aircrafts, from approximately the 1940s to the 1950s, that were compiled by David Rea, former pilot for Hughes Aircraft Company. This collection also includes clippings and technical drawings of Hughes aircrafts. Note: Newspaper clippings were not digitized, but are available in the reading room. All digital objects from this collection are part of a photographic album.

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pho034471. David Rea Collection of Howard Hughes Publicity Photographs, 1940s-1980. PH-00400. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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Digitized materials: physical originals can be viewed in Special Collections and Archives reading room


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