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  • Subject is exactly "Addams, Jane, views on youth"

Several filmed outtakes of Jane Addams discussing the history of settlements and the work that they do with a group of children. Click this link to view the video, which comes from a 35mm nitrocellulose negative. The film is hosted by the University of South Carolina's Moving Image Research Collection. A reference card about the clip is also attached.
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Addams argues for the regulation of public recreation to provide safe venues for women, youth, and communities.
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Addams discusses the role of a lack of recreation for youth as a source of political corruption and argues for the establishment of regulated public spaces to encourage cooperative and positive relationships.

Addams argues for the value of recreation in girls' lives.
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In this draft, Addams offers a strong indictment against old fashioned religious education and argues that the church, in order to encourage modern youth to see the validity of religion, must engage the realities and distractions of urban life.

Addams challenges the youth of America to become involved in world events.

An excerpt from Addams's talk to the Chicago Bar Association on the causes of juvenile delinquency. Dr. William Krohn also spoke on the topic.

Addams urges Madison youth to work with European counterparts to seek international peace.

Addams discusses the juvenile crime rate in Chicago.

Addams discusses efforts made by young people in Europe to better life for all.

Addams argues that modern girls are unconventional, not immoral.

Addams offers support for the modern youth.

Addams argues that juvenile crime wave is caused by hunger and that relief will solve it.

Addams advocates for public recreational spaces for the benefit of all.

Addams chastises newspapers for glamorizing the story of Harry Thaw, an heir to a railroad fortune who killed his wife's lover.

Addams supports the idea of regulating theaters aimed at juvenile audiences, but not banning children from attending.

Addams notes that she is not alarmed about present day social conditions.

Addams urges for communication between generations and asserts that World War I might be responsible for present conditions.
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Addams argues that young boys need an outlet for their pent-up energy and adventurousness, and that without an outlet, like a playground, they are susceptible to petty crime.

An excerpt from Addams' Children's Day speech at the Free Synagogue at Carnegie Hall.
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At the National Conference of Charities and Correction, held in Cleveland from June 12-19, Addams discusses how the difficulties of children can rouse society's greatest sentiments for charity, but that children also have for their own intrinsic value.  The speech was published in the Proceedings.
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Addams argues that the improvement of education for children starts with the improvement of their work conditions and environment and that a national effort is necessary so that every child is protected.
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Addams describes how boyish exuberance is stunted if there are no opportunities for play.
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Addams explains how communities needs to provide more for the youths that live there, and how there really is not a girl problem, but a problem with how all youths are handled.