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
New York City is seen beneath a big petroleum cracking cylinder lying on a railroad siding along the Jersey City waterfront. At right is the Statue of Liberty. Red Russia, centre of all that Mayor Hague so loudly hates, is the cylinder's destination. An important shipping centre, Jersey City has nine miles of waterfront, is a terminus for eight railroads.
Originally appeared in Life on February 7, 1938
Photographs by Margaret Bourke-White
Edited by GET NJ, COPYRIGHT 2004