WHEREAS, it is only fitting and proper that we should set aside a specific day to honor our fathers; and

WHEREAS, it was the fathers of our land who built this great democracy through their sturdy devotion to liberty and love of freedom; and

WHEREAS, we look to our fathers as the moulders of tomorrow's citizens, the builders of good family life and the foundation of our future, and the teachers of our young in the importance of good ethics, fair play, peace and brotherhood throughout the world; now,

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim Sunday, June 19, 1960, as


and call upon all the citizens of this State to observe it in worship and in displaying the American Flag and otherwise commemorating the occasion so that we may properly express our appreciation of the blessings that result from good fatherhood and a strong family life.

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 fourteenth day of June 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