Monday, 29 April 2019

779) Pearl Bergoff

Pearl Louis Bergoff (1876 – 1947). American strikebreaker, the most notable professional strikebreaker of the mid-1930s.

- "During this time, Bergoff assumed the title 'Red Demon', which, he claimed to the Post, came from 'my red hair and reputation in strikes'".…

- "Last week in Manhattan, red-headed Strikebreaker Bergoff told the National Labor Relations Board some of the things..."…/mag…/article/0,9171,757061,00.html

- "Newspapers, however, dubbed him the “Red Demon,” because of the bright-red hair he usually kept covered under a jet-black derby, and because of his malevolence as a “labor adjustor.”

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