WHEREAS, the men and women who compose the organized labor movement in this State contribute in a substantial degree to our economic stability; and

WHEREAS, the purchasing power of a preponderant majority of our people in all walks of life has been increased by labor's program for economical and social advancement; and

WHEREAS, as the direct result of labor's endeavors to obtain for the wage earners a more suitable share of the fruits of their labor, business everywhere has benefited by increased productivity and an expanded market as the result of greater purchasing power among all segments of our people; and

WHEREAS, the purchase of Union Label goods and the patronage of services designated by Shop Cards and Service Buttons by an ever-increasing number of our people are conducive to the maintenance and improvement of our unprecedented high standard of living and desirable working conditions, factors which tend to insure a healthy economy for all; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the period of September 1 through 7, 1958 as


and call on citizens to observe the week as a tribute to organized labor by patronizing stores and shops that feature Union Labels, Shop Cards and Service Buttons.

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 thirteenth day of August 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-third.


J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State