STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, there are more than 1900 rural boys and girls enrolled in the 4-H Club movement in the State of Delaware; and
WHEREAS, the 4-H organization has for its purpose the demonstration of improved methods of agriculture and home economics and the instillation of the principles of better citizenship in the lives of our young people; and
WHEREAS, in this changing world of agricultural concepts and practices, 4-H Club members will constitute one of the most important groups to show the way to improved practices and methods:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do proclaim the week of March 7 through March 15, 1953, as
4-H CLUB WEEK
in Delaware for the purpose of paying tribute to our rural youth who are enrolled in this important and patriotic endeavor.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, J. Caleb Boggs, 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 Fifth day of March, in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty-three, 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.