STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the art of printing is essential to modern civilization; and
WHEREAS, through the use of printing, the knowledge and wisdom of the ages has been passed on to us; and
WHEREAS, our systems of education, banking, communication, commerce and indeed virtually every facet of our daily lives relies in many ways on the printed word; and
WHEREAS, the progress of mankind has through the centuries closely followed progress in the art of printing; and
WHEREAS, not only the printed records and the literature of the past are important to our civilization today, but so also are a tremendous variety of printed articles used daily in our work and our recreation; now
THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of January 13-19, 1957, as
PRINTING WEEK IN DELAWARE
and call the attention of all the citizens of Delaware to the basic importance of this art and also to the importance to the community of the splendid services performed by our own Printing Industry.
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 Tenth day of January in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-seven 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