WHEREAS, Delaware's industrial and agricultural production continues to expand and establish new records for the First State; and

WHEREAS, this continued growth is based primarily on the skill, intelligence and outstanding ability of our labor force working cooperatively with management; and

WHEREAS, it is fitting that the contributions of working men and women to the economy and welfare of the state be suitably recognized by its citizens; and

WHEREAS, the first Monday of September is traditionally set aside to honor the workers of America ; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim Monday, September 3, 1956, as


and urge the observance of this day by, all the people of the state in appropriate ceremonies. I further request that state, county, city, and town governments display on that day, the flags of the United States and the State of Delaware in tribute to those whose daily work makes possible the achievements in industry and agriculture of which we are so proud.

In fiscal 1955 our workers in manufacturing plants alone produced materials with gross receipts of $698,450,745.00 and it has recently been determined that Sussex County produced more chickens than any other county in the nation in 1954.

future with confidence as our economy and all facets of community life continue to keep pace with our rapidly growing population to produce a more abundant prosperity in a land at peace.

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 Twentieth

(Great Seal) day of August in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fixty-six and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-first.

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