STATE OF DELAWARE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
WHEREAS, October 5, 1951, will be the seventh anniversary of the "Charter of Education for Rural Children," which was the outgrowth of The First White House Conference on Rural Education; and
WHEREAS, the Charter of Education for the Rural Children sets forth ten basic educational rights for every rural child; and
WHEREAS, "these are the rights of the rural child because they are the rights of every child regardless of race, color, or situation, wherever he may live under the United States flag";
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim Friday, October 5, 1951, as
RURAL SCHOOL CHARTER DAY
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of The State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover, this Twentieth day of September, 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-sixth.
By the Governor:
ELBERT N. CARTEL
HARRIS B. McDOWELL, Jr., Secretary of State.