WHEREAS, the profession of architecture is dedicated to the planning and betterment of human environment; and

WHEREAS, the role of the architect in our modern society is more vital today than at any time in the past in finding solutions to the complex problem of providing not only shelter but an environment in which we can live and work fruitfully, harmoniously and safely; and

WHEREAS, in pursuance of its goals the profession governs itself by a high code of standards and ethics which benefits the community in which the profession is practiced; and

WHEREAS, it is fitting to honor the profession on the occasion of its Centennial Celebration; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of February 17 to 23, 1957, as


in this state and urge the people of Delaware to join in its observance.

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 Fourteenth day of February 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