STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, ninety-five per cent of the public is afflicted by dental decay; and
WHEREAS, the most effective, long-range weapon for combating this disease is preventative care for children ; and
WHEREAS, the members of the Delaware State Dental Society are calling public attention on the need for expanded dental care and dental health education for children;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of February 7 through 13, 1955, as
CHILDREN'S DENTAL HEALTH WEEK
During that period our parents in the homes and instructors in our school should call attention to this observance and emphasize once again how important it is for the body and mind to safeguard our teeth.
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
(Great Seal) Twenty-seventh 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