CHAPTER 333 - STATE OF DELAWARE - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, all America is joining in a unified effort to solve the problems of unemployment and have set aside the week beginning May 1, 1940, as National and State Employment Week, during which all public-spirited citizens have been requested to participate in this National movement and to urge the employment of as many persons as possible; and

WHEREAS, Delaware has a large number of employable persons who are without jobs, and who have evidenced their desire for jobs by filing applications with our State Employment Service, setting out their qualifications and their work experience; and

WHEREAS, it is believed that the observance of this Employment Week by our people will be the means of finding jobs for a large number,

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of Delaware, do set aside and proclaim the week beginning May 1, 1940, as

STATE EMPLOYMENT WEEK and Sunday, May 5, 1940, as

STATE EMPLOYMENT SUNDAY

in Delaware, and urge all churches, civic organizations, chambers of commerce, boards of trade, veterans' organizations, industry, labor, radio, newspapers and all public spirited citizens throughout the State to join in a general observance of this time to the end that jobs may be found for many unemployed persons.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of this State to be hereunto affixed this third day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and forty, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and sixty-fourth.

(GREAT SEAL)

By the Governor:

RICHARD C. McMULLEN

JOSIAH MARVEL, JR., Secretary of State.