Herbert Hoover visits Argentina during his tenure as Secretary of Commerce . The secretary, later President Herbert Hoover, walks beside President Hipólito Yrigoyen, surrounded by other officials. A year later, visiting delegates from the Second Pan American Highway Congress are seen walking toward the entrance of the President's home to pay respects to President Irigoyen. Christopher Columbus monuments behind the Casa Rosada (Casa de Gobierno) in Buenos Aires. Scene changes to the Puerto Nuevo port on La Plata River. Electric cranes and lighting equipment at shipyard. Crane transfers goods from docks to waiting ships. Ships docked at harbor. Horses take rest. The "Frigorifico La Negra" refrigerating plant for chilling and freezing meats, and a Wool warehouse.
Visiting delegates from the Second Pan American Highway Congress travel in cars and inspect rural road work in Argentina. Workers construct the highway between Moron and Lujan in Argentina. Cluster of houses in Cordoba. A vehicle approaches a railroad grade crossing. Cars and horse carts along the road from Cordoba to Alta Gracia.
Sierras Tourist Hotel and golf course at Alta Gracia, Argentina. Country houses at Villa Allende. A large rock crushing plant on the Villa Allende-Cordoba road at Unquilla. Narrow stretch of road from Cordoba to Santa Fe. Tourists get down from ferry across the Parana River between Sante Fe and Parana. Monument of General Urquiza in Parana.
Extensive road building program in the Province of Entre Rios, Argentina. Vehicles drive past on the road from Parana to Viale. Gauchos (Argentinian cowboys) on horses along a dirt road. Visiting delegation from Second Pan American Highway Congress inspects construction of bridge over the Gaulaguay River at Tala. Visitors walk across railroad. Workers construct the bridge road. Workmen make a fill over a culvert on the Villaguay-Concordia road. Cars drive past. Entre Rios provincial maintenance crew at work on a road of medium traffic. Clip ends with a brief shot of car traffic on roads in Buenos Aires, with a tall monument in the distance.
History related exhibits at a museum in Buenos Aires, Argentina. View of the Recoleta Cemetery. People walk and shop at an outdoor market in Bueins Aires. Traffic in downtown district, mixing pedestrians, horses, horsecarts, cars and trucks. Workers widen Santa Fe street. Vehicles drive past on Avenida Alvear that leads to Palermo.
Shot of public square the Plaza De Mayo in Buenos Aires. The broad Avenida de Mayo seen connecting the Casa Rosada with National Capital. The Palace of the Argentine National Congress building facing the Plaza Del Congreso. Independence monument in Plaza De Mayo.