WHEREAS, this is a period of constant change, and these changes affect each family member in each home and each community; and

WHEREAS, the wife and mother has much responsibility for managing the home and influencing the character of each family member; and

WHEREAS, family living in Delaware has been strengthened through the home demonstration program under the leadership of the professional home economics extension staff of the University of Delaware; and

WHEREAS, this program offers Delaware homemakers educational services

in planning and managing family resources,

in good health, human relations and safety.

in consumer information on foods, clothing, equipment and furnishings; and

WHEREAS, more than 2400 members of the home demonstration clubs and many other homemakers in Delaware participate in this significant educational program for adults; now,

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do proclaim the week of May 1 through May 7, 1960 as


in Delaware for the purpose of paying tribute to the homemakers who participate in this program which contributes so much to the adjustment of families to changing conditions.

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 April in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixty 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