STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the American Legion will observe its 39th anniversary on March 15 to 17, 1958; and
WHEREAS, it has been dedicated from its birth to service for God and Country and has become a staunch bulwark of the American Way of Life through its leadership in movements to preserve our free institutions, rights and freedoms; and
WHEREAS, it is and always has been a militant foe of all un-American activities and has through its tireless efforts been responsible for many security safeguards against infiltrating Communism; now
THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of March 10 through March 17, 1958, as
AMERICAN LEGION BIRTHDAY WEEK
and do call upon our citizens to join in paying tribute to the good works of the American Legion in its unselfish efforts in behalf of national security, Americanism, rehabilitation, child welfare, religious emphasis, citizenship training of youth and community services.
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 March in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-second.
J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor
JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State