Silvia's Legacy

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Ellaraino experienced a common teenage reaction when she learned she’d have to leave Los Angeles to spend the summer in Louisiana with her great-grandmother, Silvia. Less common was Ellaraino’s realization that Silvia had lived through the Civil War, and had a lot to teach her great-granddaughter about the true meaning of freedom.

Directed by: Richard O’Connor
Executive Producer: Dave Isay
Producers: Rachel Hartman & Shelley Gorelik
Audio Produced by: Jasmyn Belcher Morris
Supervising Sound Recordist: Marquita James
Animation by: Ace & Son Moving Picture Co., LLC
Design: Lance Tooks
Animators: Pilar Newton & Taisiya Zaretskaya
Art Production: Ash Syzmanik, Natalie Greene & Morgan Miller
Original Music: Joshua Abrams
Music Performed by: Joshua Abrams, Hamid Drake, Marquis Hill, Emmett Kelly & Adam Thornburg
Music Mixed by: Joshua Abrams & Neil Strauch
Special Thanks: Baki AnNur & Ellaraino

In Partnership with
American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress
NPR
POV

Funding Provided by
Corporation for Public Broadcasting

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