WHEREAS, each year a week is set aside to pay tribute to women in business and professions, and to show appreciation of the contribution they make to the state and nation; and

WHEREAS, Delaware is fortunate in having so many qualified women in all fields, who take advantage of the opportunities provided by our diversified industries and assume leading roles in many professions; and

WHEREAS, the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs annually sponsor this week designated to honor these highly valued members of our society; and

WHEREAS, the Delaware Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs throughout the year contribute much to the improvement and progress of our business, civic and social life; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of October 5 through October 11, 1958, as


and I invite all Delawareans--and particularly those engaged in business and industry--to take note during this special week of the many accomplishments of our business and professional women who continuously try to improve their knowledge and prowess in their particular fields. From this interest in their work and advanced training the state and its citizen prove to be the great beneficiaries.

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 twenty-ninth 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