Chapter Five - Starting to Soar. With their last daughter married, John and Susan Booth stopped farming and moved into Carmel. Franklin began returning home each summer to visit kin, attend the Indianapolis 500-mile race, and work in his studio adjoining his parents' home. His artistry moved toward the nation's most popular magazines and to book covers as well. By 1911, he contributed his boundary-stretching "Valley of Silence" for the Society of Illustrators' first collection of their members' works. He was now in the artistic major league.
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