CHAPTER 438

STATE OF DELAWARE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

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 to 18, 1950 as

FLAG WEEK

and call upon all State officials to display the flag of the United States on all State buildings during the week, and invite all the people of the State to fly the flag and to take some part in special services and programs at their homes and other suitable places in order to give significance and meaning to our expressions of love of our country and its flag, our pride in our glorious history and heritage, our faith in the destiny of the nation, our devotion to the ideals and institutions by which we live and our determination to protect and preserve them now and for all time.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Delaware to be affixed at Dover, this Twelfth day of June, in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty.

(GREAT SEAL)

By the Governor:

ELBERT N. CARVEL

HARRIS B. McDOWELL, Jr., Secretary of State.