Jersey City's Mayor Hague: Last of the Bosses, Not First Of The Dictators
Amid cries of "Communist" and "Fascist" he and the C.I.O are fighting it out

By Jack Alexander

Originally appeared in Life on February 7, 1938
Photographs by Margaret Bourke-White
Edited by GET NJ, COPYRIGHT 2004

More About Jersey City Mayor Frank Hague

Jersey City C.I.O. Headquarters: Two facts seldom noted in the loud battle between Hague and C.I.O. are: 1) John L. Lewis has refused to discuss it publicly; 2) C.I.O. has established headquarters in Hague's city, has enrolled some 6,000 members there. Above: at headquarters C.I.O. Organizer Sam Macri (seated) takes down statements from three dissatisfied C.I.O. factory workers. Police usually break up C.I.O. meetings here.

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