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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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Jersey City Mayor Frank Hague: I am the Law!

by Frank Hague ruled Hudson County for over thirty years. On June 17, 1947, he turned the reins of power over to his nephew, Frank Eggers.Two boys both under sixteen . . . were apprehended by the authorities for truancy. … Continue reading

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1949 Jersey City election for mayor campaign car

by Photo courtesy of Dan Beards In the 1949 election, John V. Kenny ran for Mayor of Jersey City against Frank Hague’s nephew, Frank Eggers. by

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