STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the family is the foundation of the community and the nation; and wholesome family living is reflected in the community in the form of well-informed citizens and leaders; and
WHEREAS, it is in the family that the child first learns responsibility--toward himself; toward family members; and toward others; and it is the mother--the homemaker, who influences the character of family members; and
WHEREAS, it is the purpose of home demonstration work to provide scientific and cultural knowledge for homemakers, with programs based on research, and designed to help families plan and manage their resources; and
WHEREAS, more than 2500 members of home demonstration clubs in Delaware, under the leadership of more than 1100 volunteer local leaders and the professional home economics extension staff of the University of Delaware,
THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do proclaim the week of May 4 through May 10, 1958, as
HOME DEMONSTRATION WEEK
in Delaware for the purpose of paying tribute to our homemakers who are enrolled in this program which contributes so much to the character-building of our youth and to the strengthening of our communities.
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 fifteenth day of April 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