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[74 Stat. 71]
[74 Stat. 71]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

74 STAT.]

P I O C L A M A T I O N 3354—JUNE 29, 1960


DONE at the City of Washington this fifteenth day of June in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and [SEAL] sixty, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and eighty-fourth. DwiGHT D.


By the President: DOUGLAS D I L L O N,

Acting Secretary of State. NATIONAL WOOL MONTH, 1960 By the President of the United States '

of America A Proclamation

J"? 29 1960 "? [No. 3354]

WHEREAS September 1960 marks the two-hundredth anniversary of the recognition of wool production and wool manufacture in the United States as an industry; and WHEREAS from its humble beginning in the homes and on the farms of the colonists in the early sixteen hundreds, the American wool-growing and textile industry has become an integral part of our national economy, representing more than five billion dollars a year in the retail value of its products; and WHEREAS its nationwide scope is evidenced by the fact that in more than three thousand of the three thousand and sixty-eight counties in the United States there are one or more woolproduction or textile operations, with wool grown in every one of the fifty States of the Union; and WHEREAS the Congress, in recognition of the importance of the wool industry and the part it plays in our national economy, has by a joint resolution approved June 29, 1960, requested the Presi- Ante, p. 153. dent to issue a proclamation designating the month of September 1960 as National Wool Month: NOW, THEREFORE, I, DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, President of the United States of America, do hereby designate the month of September 1960 as Na-