Us Against Them: How the Irish Ruled Jersey City

Thomas Fleming

Abstract


Abstract: Historian and novelist Thomas Fleming grew up in Jersey City during the heyday of Mayor Frank Hague, and Fleming’s father, Teddy, was a close aide to Hague. In this talk presented at Drew University’s Casperson School of Graduate Studies in 2009, Fleming recalled the ethos of Jersey City’s Irish-dominated political organization. 


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.14713/njh.v127i1.1757