robert j thompson former consul at aachen germany upon return to chicago

Half-length portrait of Robert J. Thompson, sitting at a table upon his return to Chicago, Illinois. Thompson, former American consul at Aachen, Germany (called Aix-La-Chapelle by the French), had met with two Chicago Daily News war correspondents held prisoner at German prison camps in Belgium and commented positively about the Germans' treatment of the prisoners.

Half-length portrait of Robert J. Thompson, sitting at a table upon his return to Chicago, Illinois. Thompson, former American consul at Aachen, Germany (called Aix-La-Chapelle by the French), had met with two Chicago Daily News war correspondents held prisoner at German prison camps in Belgium and commented positively about the Germans' treatment of the prisoners.