STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, every citizen should be made aware of the necessity of conservation of his hearing faculties ; and
WHEREAS, there is now a relatively large number of children in our state with hearing impairments, for whom additional educational facilities must be considered if they are to become useful citizens; and
WHEREAS, the public should have an awareness of the problems facing the individual with a hearing impairment; now
THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim May 6 to May 12, 1956, as
HEARING WEEK IN DELAWARE
and hope that cognizance of this situation will be taken by all our agencies connected with the promotion of good health during this national observance. I also wish to pay my respects to the Parents League for the Impaired Hearing of Children whose efforts are greatly appreciated.
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) Thirtieth day of April 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