|Title||The Ticino Swiss Immigration to California|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2011|
|Journal||Swiss American Historical Society Review|
|Call Number||MKI Periodicals|
|Keywords||Swiss Americans -- California|
Immigration from Ticino began in the middle 1850s; it is estimated that some 30,000 people, mainly men, were part of this migration. Ticino Swiss settled almost exclusively in California, and predominantly in rural parts of the state, pursuing work as dairy farmers or in vineyards.