thornton burgess sitting with children gathered around him at the home for destitute crippled children

Portrait of Thornton W. Burgess, writer of the daily Bedtime Stories column in the Chicago Daily News, with children at the Home for Destitute Crippled Children. Burgess is wearing a surgical apron and is sitting near a radiator and a window with children sitting on his lap. This image was taken in Chicago, Illinois.

Portrait of Thornton W. Burgess, writer of the daily Bedtime Stories column in the Chicago Daily News, with children at the Home for Destitute Crippled Children. Burgess is wearing a surgical apron and is sitting near a radiator and a window with children sitting on his lap. This image was taken in Chicago, Illinois.