Best known for his amazingly detailed photo-like pen and ink illustrations for advertisements and poems that graced many magazines of the early twentieth century- such as Collier's, McClure's, Ladies Home Journal, Literary Digest, Life, Cosmopolitan, Scribner's, Red Cross, Good Housekeeping, among many others. Some of the advertisers that commissioned Booth was: Bulova Watches, Studebaker, Overland, Rolls-Royce, Wallace Silver, Paramount Pictures, GE, Estey Organ, and Whitman's Candy.(just to name a few). Franklin Booth contributed to the "Great War" by illustrating recruit posters, the Red Cross, US savings bonds envelopes, booklets, and death certificates for US soldiers who parished in France and Belgium. He illustrated many books by such authors as James Whitcome Riley, Mark Twain, Theodore Dreiser, Archibald Rutledge, Meredith Nicholson, and Caroline D. Owen, among others. Some of the notable books Franklin Booth contributed to are: The Flying Islands of the Night (1913), The Prince and the Pauper (1917), A Hoosier Holiday (1916 -First US travel biography), The Poet (1914), and From Death to Life by A. Apukhtin (1917). Other contributions include illustrating the yearly issued "Telephone Almanac" from 1936 to 1944, and several years for the Victrola Record catalogue.Franklin Booth influenced and touched many famous artists including Bernie Wrightson, Frank Cho, Norman Rockwell, Dean Cornwell, Roy Krenkel, James Montgomery Flagg, Milton Caniff, and Albert Reid.