Emmerich, Oliver, b. 1896
Publisher of the McComb Enterprise-Journal during the 1950s and 1960s. Emmerich spoke out against racial violence in Mississippi, and his stance created a great deal of controversy througout the state. -- Confederacy of Silence: A True Tale of the New Old South, 2002.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- USM Oral History (University of Southern Mississippi Libraries)