U.S. Library of Congress

Howard Hughes shakes hands

A photo of Howard Hughes in Washington, D.C. on July 21, 1938.  The original photo caption reads: "Gen. Oscar Westover, Chief of the Army Air Corps congratulates Howard Hughes on his round-the-world flight. Hughes was a visitor in Washington today, and the chief of the Air Corps was one of the first to congratulate him."

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