STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the welfare and education of our children is universally recognized to be of paramount importance to the progress of our State and Nation; and
WHEREAS, wholehearted interest and effort on the part of all citizens toward the solution of our many school problems is a continuing necessity; and
WHEREAS, because of the excellent participation and leadership by Delaware citizens in the educational program, Delaware has become one of the outstanding states in the field of education and it is highly important to encourage broader interest and participation to the people of this State so that our educational institutions may render even finer service and make an even more outstanding contribution to the State:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the month of October as
and urge that everyone join with this group of devoted citizens in the inspiring work of helping to build in Delaware the best public school system in the United States.
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 Nineteenth 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.