Roosevelt hosted a conference so that needy children would not become a danger to society

In 1909, President Roosevelt hosted a white house conference on the Care of Dependent Children. The committee focused on preventing needy kids from becoming dangers to society (I would imagine through crime, disease, etc.) and recommended the value of family life through orphanages in cottages, like Boys Town which was built in 1914.  Source: Hershey.

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Roosevelt hosted a conference so that needy children would not become a danger to society

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