STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the Salk polio vaccine comes too late for tens of thousands of Americans who need continued care in overcoming the crippling effects of this disease, and
WHEREAS, our people still need the protection of emergency polio fighting skills and facilities which have saved many lives and restored much human usefulness, and
WHEREAS, the cost of partial aid, scientific research and professional education essential to the fight against polio runs to many millions of dollars, and
WHEREAS, the people of this state and this nation in past years have given their full support to the fight against polio through the March of Dimes, now
THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaims the month of January, 1956
MARCH OF DIMES MONTH
and appeal to the generosity and self-interest of every citizen to contribute to the March of Dimes.
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
(Great Seal) of January in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-six, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eightieth.
J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State