WHEREAS, in the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America we say in part, "One Nation Under God, with Liberty and Justice for all," and

WHEREAS, the phrase, "One Nation Under God" is this year's theme for the observance of Brotherhood Month during February, 1955, as sponsored by the Delaware Region, National Conference of Christians and Jews ; and

WHEREAS, there is daily evidence that the principles of brotherhood are at work in the State of Delaware, and as men of good will it is our duty to extend the principles of liberty and justice at every opportunity; and

WHEREAS, men and women of all races and creeds can only come to understand each other better by considering their mutual desires for the peace of the world and peace of mind as well;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim that the month of February, 1955, be designated as


During these days may we all examine ourselves closely to see whether our daily actions toward our fellowmen meet with the principles of a great democracy under God.

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

(Great Seal) State to be hereunto affixed at Dover, this Twenty-fifth day of January in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-five, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one-hundred and seventy-ninth.

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State