CHAPTER 459

STATE OF DELAWARE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the survival of freedom in our world depends on the ability of free men to unite in a common program supporting the democratic institutions that nourish and sustain freedom; and

WHEREAS, the purpose of world brotherhood is to promote justice, amity, understanding and cooperation among all people through spiritual interpretation of the universe, and the dispelling of ignorance through education and inter-group teamwork regarding problems that face us on the local, national and international levels; and

WHEREAS, the week of February 18 through 25 has been recognized as World Brotherhood Week under the provisions of the National Conference of Christians and Jews, during which time the true meaning of the practice of brotherhood is honored and observed;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby designate and proclaim that the week of February 18-25, 1951, be observed in the State of Delaware as

BROTHERHOOD WEEK

I further call upon schools, churches, civic organizations, business establishments and other organizations, and the people of the State, to observe Brotherhood Week with appropriate activities.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Delaware to be hereunto affixed at Dover this Sixteenth day of February, in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty one, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the One Hundred and Seventy-fifth.

(GREAT SEAL)

By the Governor:

ELBERT N. CARVEL

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