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Anna E. Gray

Hall of Fame Class of /Taxonomy/Topics/All Topics/Department Of Veterans Services/Hall of Fame/Honorees/1997

Anna E. Gray
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism (Public Relations), Kent State University, 1948
  • Director, Public Relations and Nurse Recruitment, Aultman Hospital, Canton
  • Wrote, produced and directed a musical featuring student nurses that was highly successful in recruiting nursing students for four hospitals and two branches of service
  • Assisted in bringing a Nazi submarine into Lake Michigan for permanent display adjacent to the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry
  • Worked with the Ohio Adjutant General to obtain a 200-bed Field Hospital for the Canton area for use during a disaster
  • Developed and practiced "Fire, Safety, Disaster and Evacuation Plans" that utilized boy and girl scouts to role play as casualties; one scenario simulated a nuclear explosion that earned a letter of commendation from President Eisenhower