FRANKLIN PAINTING UNVEILED
New York artist Everett Raymond Kinstler, right, is aided by Richard Ellwanger in the unveiling and dedication of portrait of Dr. John Hope Franklin in a ceremony at the state capitol on Wednesday, Feb 22, 2012. Ellwanger is chairman of the State Capitol Preservation Commission. Born in Rentiesville and a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Franklin went on to become a nationally recognized historian, author and civil rights advocate. He was a lifelong educator. Franklin died in 2009. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman
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