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 improvement and progress of our business, civic and social life; and

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

WHEREAS, our own Delaware Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs joins with similar state bodies throughout the nation in annually sponsoring this tribute to our working women; now,

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of October 4 through October 10, 1959, as


FURTHER, 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 citizens 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-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