Dorothy Turnbull Stewart

Meet Dorothy Turnbull (Stewart). Dorothy served as a WAVE during World War I. She was a recruiter based in southern Texas and she encouraged women to enlist in the WAVES during World War II.

Over the next few days, we’ll bring you Dorothy’s story, in her own words. She’s also featured in the film Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II.

This is a photograph of Dorothy during her Navy career. It comes from the collection of Dorothy Turnbull Stewart.