WHEREAS, here, in Delaware, we are signally blessed with a virtually complete recovery in our economy and with employment approaching a new all-time high; and

WHEREAS, due to a generally good labor-management relationship, a pattern of labor peace prevails, assuring continuation of our economic growth and eventual attainment of new highs in employment and personal income; and

WHEREAS, the skill, ingenuity and courage of our workers are serving to raise the standard of living for all our citizens; and

WHEREAS, it 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 7, 1959, as


and urge the observance of this day by all our citizens with appropriate ceremonies and the display, on all state and public buildings of the flags of the United States and the State of Delaware.

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-sixth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-nine and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-fourth.


J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State