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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, Mirror To America: The Autobiography of John Hope Franklin.
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.
Franklin matriculated at Fisk University, where he encountered Professor Ted Currier who inspired him and prepared him well to study history.
He would like to set up a future roundtable discussion among officials from the various Franklins. With populations of less than 25,000, he feels they have a lot in common.
Young had previously thought of of creating an association of United States cities which shared the name Franklin. Now tragedy had brought the two mayors together.
The next day, Young contacted the mayors of 18 other cities named Franklin, proposing the sister-city concept and asking that they offer support to Franklin, La.
The book and exhibit bring together the most extensive collection of Franklin materials ever assembled, ranging from Franklin's personal hand-notated copy of the U.S.
essays from ten noted Franklin scholars offer further insight into Franklin, the human being.
Several recent books reviewing prominent figures in American business history completely overlook Franklin. Brands's (1999) scholarly treatment of giants of American business, Masters of Enterprise, begins with John Jacob Astor rather than Benjamin Franklin.
Academic business historians have not fared much better in chronicling Franklin's influence on American business culture.
The live webcast of the call will also be available under the Investor Relations page of Franklin Synergy Bank's website at www.FranklinSynergyBank.com, the company said, adding that it will be archived for one calendar year after the presentation.
Headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee, Franklin Financial Network Inc.