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Franklin

 [frank´lin]
Martha M. (1870–1968). Founder of the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses and activist for racial equality in nursing. Her concern for improved professional status for black nurses led to the foundation of the NACGN in 1908. The goals of the NACGN were to promote the standards and welfare of all nurses and to eliminate racial discrimination in the nursing profession. The organization was merged with the American Nurses' Association in 1951.

Frank·lin

(frank'lin),
Benjamin, British-U.S. physicist and statesman, 1706-1790. See: franklinic, Franklin spectacles.

Frank·lin

(frank'lin),
Edward C., 20th-century U.S. physician and immunologist. See: Franklin disease.

Franklin

A non-SI (International System) unit of electrostatic energy equal to 3.336 X 10-10 coulomb.
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The other--Landon Carter--was a wealthy slaveowner in Virginia and might like Franklin have become a so-called Founding Father had he not died in 1778.
Unlike Benjamin Franklin or Henry Adams, just beneath the surface of John Hope Franklin's graceful scholarly prose is a controlled rage and a fiery critique.
Like all swimmers, Franklin glided forward by pushing his arms and legs through the water.
Even though USC lost All-American defensive tackles Shaun Cody and Mike Patterson, Franklin has kept the defensive line from being a weakness and actually prevented it from experiencing much dropoff.
1706-1717 On January 17, 1706, Benjamin Franklin is born into the large family of Josiah and Abiah Franklin in Boston, Massachusetts.
Franklin, the Black Church, and the Transformation of America, Nick Salvatore tells the compelling, captivating, and climatic (you never know what's around the comer) story of "C.
In May and June 1785, Franklin petitioned Congress to accept North Carolina's cession--ignoring the revocation-and--to admit Franklin to the Union.
Franklin Township Board of Education President Eva M.
Franklin is never simply honored--he always jumps up and does something wonderful.
It is not clear, however, why Franklin divorces Rosso's Italian career from his work in France after 1530.
In December 1988, Thornton sent a new set of consent forms and an updated, year-end calculation of Franklin's account, now valued at $68,713; once again, Franklin did not sign the forms.
The pocket-size Franklin Day Planner will feature Franklin's two- page-per-day format along with all of the elements of its current time management products, including a variety of binder types and ring sizes for convenient use in suit pockets, purses or briefcases.