Gathering of Swiss ladies in Baradero (Province of Buenos Aires), early 1900.
Swiss dairy farmers in the Province of Buenos Aires, early 1900s.
Threshing in the fields of Colonia de San José (Province of Entre Ríos)..
Henri Genoud wearing a tradtional Swiss costume in 1905.
The Riat family, founders the La Helvecia cheesery, on their estate of Bella Suiza (Province of Buenos Aires).
At the Schulthess saddlery in Marco Juárez (Province of Córdoba).
Swiss settlers in Oberá (Province of Misiones).
Textile machines of Silvana in 1958. The factory was founded in 1946 in Villa Ballester (Province of Buenos Aires).
Celebrations for Swiss National Day on August 1 in La Alpina, Lezama (Province of Buenos Aires).
Otto Suter and his vineyards in San Jerónimo (Province of Santa Fe) in 1910.
Working in the fields of San José (Province of Entre Ríos).
The Goye family at the Swiss colony in Bariloche (Patagonia) early 1900.
Members of the Swiss gymnastic society (founded in 1885) showing off their skills.
Scene at the harbour of Buenos Aires at the end of the 19th century. Picture taken by Swiss photographer Samuel Rimathé.
Godofredo Fassbind, Swiss ski champion of Bariloche, in the 1940s. He pioneered the sport in Argentina.
In the footsteps of Swiss immigrants in Argentina.
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The 16,000-strong Swiss community in Argentina is the largest Swiss expatriate group in Latin America. The book El Legado Suizo (The Swiss Heritage), traces the history of the immigrants and their clubs from 1885 to the 21st century. (Pictures: El legado suizo en el Bicentenario argentino. Buenos Aires: Camara de Comercio Suizo Argentina, 2010)
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