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

There is no homework in Jersey City, says Mayor Hague. Above is a Jersey City family covering lamp shades at home for the Idealite company whose small factory appears on another Page. Factory workers get 22 per dozen shades. The home workers get 15. This family, including a small daughter kept home from school, earns about $2.50 per day.

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