WHEREAS, in keeping with the best traditions of their profession, secretaries throughout the United States are shouldering vital responsibilities; performing important roles in commerce, industry and government; bringing to their positions a wider knowledge of world affairs and of the affairs of business;

WHEREAS, the American Secretary is an integral part of the economy which has brought to the world "The American Way of Life" . . . . free enterprise, freedom of choice, and the highest standards of living existing anywhere in today's troubled world; and

WHEREAS, to honor the secretaries already performing their duties with diligence; to pay tribute to those constantly striving to improve their skills and abilities better to equip themselves as a part of the management team; and to encourage others to enter this worthy profession, it is essential that rightful recognition be given; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State

of Delaware, do proclaim the period April 20 through 26, 1958, as


and urge all citizens, and particularly employees, to join in honoring these women and men who contribute so much to "Our Way of Life."

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