STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the growing complexity of modern civilization and the serious tensions and problems that are characteristic of our times require the highest standards of intelligent and responsible citizenship; and
WHEREAS, the maintenance of free schools for all the people is the only feasible way to give adequate preparation for living in today's world; and
WHEREAS, plans are being made for the thirty-second annual observance of a special education week by the Delaware State Department of Education and various other state, community and service organizations:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do proclaim the week of November 9-15, 1952, as
AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK
and do urge all citizens visit their schools during this week to learn more about school programs and school problems and to assist in developing and improving our common schools.
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 Twenty third day of October, in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty-two, 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.