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
Jersey City consists chiefly of acres of railroad yards, miles of dirty streets lined with row on grubby row of identical frame houses, sooty factories and littered vacant lots. And on their midst towers Hague's, part-PWA-financed, $25,000,000 Medical Center where Jersey Citizens bless the Boss for free treatment.
Originally appeared in Life on February 7, 1938
Photographs by Margaret Bourke-White
Edited by GET NJ, COPYRIGHT 2004