STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the Congress, by joint resolution approved on August 11, 1945, designated the first week of October of each year as National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week; and
WHEREAS the many agencies in the State of Delaware continue to render assistance and placement services to the handicapped; and
WHEREAS, the physically handicapped have proven their ability to work efficiently and capably when placed in jobs suitable to their condition and training; and
WHEREAS, the State of Delaware constantly has many physically handicapped men and women in need of employment; and
WHEREAS, these men and women constitute a necessary and valuable source of manpower at a time when essential:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby call upon the people of our State to observe the week beginning October 5, 1952, as
NATIONAL EMPLOY THE PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED WEEK
and to cooperate with the Delaware State Committee on National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week. I also call upon the mayors of municipalities, and other public officials, as well as leaders of industry and labor, of civic, veterans', agricultural, women's, and fraternal organizations, and of other representative groups, to lend their assistance and encouragement in the observance of the designated week, in order to enlist public interest in and support of programs for the employment of the physically handicapped.
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 Fifteenth day of September, 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-seventh.
By the Governor:
ELBERT N. CARVEL
HARRIS B. McDOWELL, JR., Secretary of State.