STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the schools of Delaware, open to every child, are the very lifeblood of free government and the cornerstone on which we build for the future; and
WHEREAS, sound education is essential to the continuing progress and development of our state and the prosperity of our people; and
WHEREAS, true faith in education must be shown by work on its behalf in every community; now
THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of November 11 through 17, 1956, as
AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK
and do urge all citizens and organizations to acquaint themselves with the achievements and problems of their own schools, and to encourage their neighbors to do likewise, toward the end that the schools will receive the support and cooperation they require and deserve.
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 Ninth day of November 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 eighty-first.
J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor
JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State