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December 7, 1787
Delaware Day

Photos from 1930s


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C. Douglass Buck


Photo of Governor C. Douglass Buck
Governor C. Douglass Buck signed the Proclamation making December Seventh Delaware Day on December 4, 1933. C. Douglass Buck served as Governor of Delaware from 1929 to 1937.
 

Governor Richard McMullen w/Students


Photo of Governor Richard McMullen with students from the Mary C.J. Williams School
Governor Richard McMullen is seen in this picture celebrating Delaware Day in 1937 with students from the Mary C.J. Williams School. Richard McMullen served as Governor of Delaware from 1937 to 1941.
 

House Joint Resolution Number 3


Photo of House Joint Resolution Number 3, Part 1
 

Photo of House Joint Resolution Number 3, Part 1
 

Photo of House Joint Resolution Number 3, Part 1
House Joint Resolution Number 3 “Providing for a proclamation by the Governor calling on the Citizens for the proper observance of December Seventh.”
 

Governor C. Douglass Buck’s Signed Proclamation


Photo of Governor C. Douglass Buck's Proclamation
Governor C. Douglass Buck’s Proclamation, signed December 4, 1933, making December Seventh Delaware Day.


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