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Title Day Book. August Berndt
Author Berndt, August
Date 11 Nov 1849 - 1855
Document Type Personal Account
Reference 3P120
Library / Archive Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin
Description Diary of Berndt, a tailor, written in German which documents his trip from Krakow, Poland, to Bremerhaven and his voyage to Texas aboard the Herschel with his friend Banofsky. It also describes his adventures while travelling in Texas as well as a trip to New Orleans and a tour with a minstrel show.
Theme(s) Journey Conditions; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) Poland
Country (to) United States of America
Places Krakow, Poland; Montgomery, Texas, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Ports Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany; Galveston, Texas, United States
Nationality German; European
Ships Herschel
Keywords coffee, race, racism, entertainment, immigration, emigration, journey conditions, port, travel, transportation, employment, leisure, dance, shipping, passenger
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin catalogue.
Language German
Copyright Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin