Marie Michael Library


The Lord Helps Those...Who Help Each Other


29:45 min.

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DVD restoration from 16mm film reel


This silent film from 1938 tells the Antigonish Movement story of adult education and co-operative mobilization. Footage includes images of the dire conditions in Cape Breton, the activities of the mining, fishing and farming families, and the work of study clubs, co-operatives, and the building of Tompkinsville. The film was supported by the Harmon Foundation and was distributed by the Co-operative League of the United States, and was used widely all over North America.

Coady International Institute

St. Francis Xavier University
4780 Tompkins Lane
PO Box 5000
Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5

Phone: (902) 867-3960
Phone: 1-866-820-7835 (within Canada)
Fax: (902) 867-3907

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