STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the period of June 12 to 18, inclusive, has been designated as Flag Week by the United States Flag Association, during which appropriate exercises are to be held to honor our National Emblem as further evidence of the courage, patriotism and loyalty of our American people;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the period of June 12-18, 1949, as
and call upon all State officials to display the United States Flag on all State Buildings during Flag Week, and invite the people of the State to fly the Flag at their homes and other suitable places, and in every community to hold special exercises at which means shall be taken to give significant expression to our thoughtful love of America, our pride in its glorious history, our faith in its destiny, our devotion to its ideals and institutions and our determination to uphold and preserve them now and forever.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Delaware to be affixed, this eighth day of June in
(GREAT SEAL) the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and forty-nine.
By the Governor:
ELBERT N. CARVEL
HARRIS B. McDOWELL, JR., Secretary of STATE