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Groundbreaking for new O'Neal family home

Date: Jun. 23 1949 | Identifier: 0020-b1-fa-i2
H. Earl Adler (left) commander of the Greenville Veterans of Foreign Wars post, and T. I. Wagner (right) commander of the Pitt County American Legion post are shown at the groundbreaking for the O'Neal family home. The O'Neal Foundation was organized on June 9, 1949 in Greenville, N.C. as a result of the brutal murder of William Benjamin O'Neal. The citizens of the Greenville area, to show their sympathy to O'Neal's widow and children, organized to solicit funds to build them a new home. Published in the Daily Reflector. more...