STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, for many years the people of the United States and its territories have joined in the observance of National Music Week as a means of promoting their educational, recreational and cultural life; and
WHEREAS, the influence of music has long been recognized as a harmonizing force and a means of emphasizing people's common interest; and
WHEREAS, music strengthens friendly ties of individuals, groups and nations:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do set aside and proclaim the week of May 4-11, 1952, as
NATIONAL MUSIC WEEK
and do call upon the citizens of the State of Delaware to take part and enjoy the special programs arranged for this observance and to come to full appreciation of music as promoting a brotherly influence among the people of the world.
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 Third day of April, in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty-two, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the One Hundred and Seventy-sixth.
By the Governor:
ELBERT N. CARVEL
HARRIS B. McDOWELL, JR., Secretary of State.