Born a slave, George Washington Carver became one of America’s most honored scientists. This portrait of his early years in Missouri demonstrates how his curiosity, resourcefulness and creative skills as a child foretold the genius he later came to demonstrate and exemplify. “The Boyhood of George Washington Carver” was honored at two educational film festivals. Part of the Boyhood Series, which chronicles the childhoods of some of America’s most fascinating citizens.
Birmingham Educational Film Festivals
13 minutes • Color