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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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John Hope Franklin was born in 1915, and grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the son of college educated but struggling Methodist parents, Buck Franklin, a lawyer, and Mollie, a teacher.
Two other notable biographies of Benjamin Franklin have recently been published, one by Edmund Morgan in 2002 and the other by Gordon Wood in 2004, but neither plumbs the theme at the center of Waldstreicher's account, that of slavery.
Like all swimmers, Franklin glided forward by pushing his arms and legs through the water.
It comes from my mentor, (former Fresno State coach) Jim Sweeney, who taught me that 90 percent of coaching is believing in the student,'' Franklin said.
1728 At age 22, Franklin establishes his own printing business.
Franklin intentionally mixed the sacred and the secular, a common practice now, but in 1946 when he took the helm of New Bethel Baptist Church on Hastings Street in Detroit, where he remained for 33 years, he was a man before his time.
That Franklin won the support it did was a victory in itself, and during the following years its government set about shoring up relations with the other states, though attempts at rapprochement were met coolly by North Carolina.
Franklin High School is the largest new school construction project currently under way in New Jersey.
Born in 1914, in Liverpool, England, like The Beatles, Franklin was one of the early pioneers of British ballet.
Billy Graham coping with Parkinson's disease, Franklin has already put his stamp on the ministry.
But the evolution of the portrait in the second decade of the sixteenth century in Florence surely must be tied to the changed social conditions after 1512, about which Franklin says little.
Franklin sued Thornton, claiming breach of fiduciary duties under Sections 404 and 409 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), and