PROCLAMATION 3427—SEPT. 6, 1961
cies of the Government cooperate with the land-grant universities and colleges throughout the academic year 1961-1962 in recognizing the historical and present close cooperative relationship of such institutions with the departments and establishments of the Government. I also request that such centennial be otherwise appropriately celebrated to the end that the occasion may serve to commemorate the unparalleled opportunities for higher education provided by these publicly supported institutions and their efforts through teaching, research, and service to improve the economic, social, and cultural lives of the people of this Nation and of other nations. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the United States of America to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this twenty-fifth day of August in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred [SEAL] and sixty-one, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and eighty-sixth. JOHN F.
By the President: DEAN RUSK,
Secretary of State. CHILD HEALTH DAY, 1961 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation WHEREAS the children and youth of today must, in their time, transmit to posterity the values and ideals which have made this Nation great; and WHEREAS the preservation of these values and ideals requires renewed dedication to self-discipline and the protection and development of the health of our children in body, mind, and spirit; and WHEREAS the observance of a special day emphasizing child health provides