Category Archives: Frank Hague

Mayor Frank Hague’s New Year’s Day

by This photo dates from January 1, 1947 – the last year of Hague’s rule. Mayor Frank Hague (right), a teetotaler, held an early morning reception on New Year’s Day. His followers had the choice of imbibing moderately the night … Continue reading

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Our Jersey City and the Bureau of Special Service

by The Our Jersey City original music was among the Nick Baffa material. The Bureau of Special Service was a Hague innovation. The overt purpose was to treat wayward youth as troubled and by providing guidance and understanding so keep … Continue reading

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Mayor Hague Denies Charge of Faking in City Crime Records

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Jersey City 1949: Past Is Prologue ~ Mini-Documentary on the End of The Hague Era

by Past Is Prologue: Jersey City in 1949, End of The Hague Era from Proscenium on Vimeo. This mini-documentary surveys the demise of the infamous political machine of Jersey City Mayor Frank Hague. For 35 years, Boss Hague ruled New … Continue reading

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David Friedland: I remember the period leading up to the election in the summer of 1949 when John V. Kenny first came to power.

by I remember the period leading up to the election in the summer of 1949 when John V. Kenny first came to power. My father was an Assemblyman. I was 12 years old, less than a year before when, according … Continue reading

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Jersey City Garden Post Card – $4., shipping included.

by Original, not mailed To order, send $4. by PayPal to aolsz@bellatlantic.net In A Cycle of Power, The Career of Jersey City Mayor Frank Hague, Richard J. Connors, described how John V. Kenny’s anti-Hague organization only was able to rent … Continue reading

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Frank Hague’s Christmas Quarter

by By Anthony Olszewski copyright 2006 During the long, hard, haul of 1931, a quarter was a lot of money. Twenty-five cents was a real big deal back then. With a dime you bought a ticket to the Saturday matinee … Continue reading

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Hague frankly admits he has made money, although he refuses to go into details.

by Dictator – American Style The political boss who is convinced that his own righteousness places him above the law Condensed from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, February 20, 1938 By Marquis W. Childs, Author of “Sweden – The Middle Way” … Continue reading

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The Jersey City Medical Center was the largest hospital in New Jersey.

by Jersey City Medical Center 50 Baldwin Avenue State and National Registers of Historic Places, 1975 Designed by John T. Rowland, the Medical Center – at one point with 1,800 beds – was the largest hospital in the State. Four … Continue reading

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Dominated by Hague, Jersey City is the worst mess of corruption in Nation.

by Boss Hague, King Hanky-Panky of Jersey By Jack Alexander Originally appeared in The Saturday Evening Post on October 26, 1940 The Honorable Frank Hague, the perpetual mayor of Jersey City, is perhaps the most eminent mugg in the United … Continue reading

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