The Real Stolen Election – Frank Hague and the NJ Governor’s Race of 1937

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In late 1937, Jersey City's powerful Mayor and political power broker, Frank Hague, faced some of the fiercest challenges of his long career. Deteriorating relations with organized labor, especially with the CIO, would culminate in violent clashes over the right to rally and organize on city streets - leading eventually to a Supreme Court case […]

Who Is This Man, Frank Hague?

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Few names loom as large in Jersey City history as Frank Hague, who served as Mayor for 30 years and was the all-powerful political boss of Hudson County. But despite an outsized public profile, he remains in many ways an enigma. Featuring oral histories recorded in the 1980s and interviews with contemporary scholars, this program […]

“The Hague Trail:” Present Day Landmarks of the Legacy of Frank Hague

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Join us for a virtual tour of several sites in present-day Jersey City that are tied with the legacy of Jersey City's longest-serving Mayor and political "boss," Frank Hague. Presented in conjunction with the Museum of Jersey City History at the Apple Tree House as part of the upcoming Exhibition on Frank Hague and His […]