WHEREAS, the skill, ingenuity and courage of the American worker and his determination to raise the standard of living for himself and his fellow toilers have been major factors in providing the comforts, security and happiness we enjoy today; and

WHEREAS, these benefits are enjoyed to a greater extent in this country than in any other part of the world; and

WHEREAS, it is fitting that the contributions of working men and women to the economy and welfare of our state should be suitably recognized; and

WHEREAS, the first Monday in September is traditionally set aside to honor the workers of America; now

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


and urge all our citizens to participate in honoring those whose daily work makes possible our enjoyment of an abundant life. I further call for the appropriate display of the flags of the United States and the State of Delaware on all state and public buildings.

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 third day of September 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