Here you can see an overview over Otto’s diary from his journey in 1880-1882 with links to the published parts of the diary.

Chapter 1: December 1880 – Germany & the crossing

1.1. Start of the journey, Barmen to Bremen
1.2. The crossing, Bremerhaven to New York City

Chapter 2: December 1880 – June 1881: New York City & Newark

2.1. First days in New York City
2.2. The detective
2.3. Jobhunt & networking
2.4. Christmas & New Year’s Eve
2.5. Worklife & the daugthers of the principal
2.6. Free time
2.7. Philadelphia
2.8. Knights of Phytias & trip to Patterson
2.9. Pentecost – trip on the Hudson

Chapter 3: June – August 1881: Departure from New York via Chicago to Bozeman

3.1. Leaving for the West, New York City via Niagara Falls to Chicago
3.2. Chicago
3.3. Chicago – Kansas City – Denver
3.4. Denver – Ogden
3.5. Ogden – Virginia City
3.6. Virginia City – Bozeman

Chapter 4: August 1881 – January 1882: Bozeman

4.1. Arrival in Bozeman
4.2. First hunt
4.3. Geeting wood
4.4. The Telegram & bear spoors
4.5. Setting up the tannery & Bear Killing near Bozeman
4.6. The first tanner of Montana
4.7. Jack of all trades
4.8. Indians!
4.9. Hunting and life on the farm
4.10. The 4 day horse trapping
4.11. Winter in Bozeman
4.12. Brother Rudolf arrives at the farm
4.13. 19 bear hides
4.14. Looking for a job
4.15. Hunting with the farmer
4.16. Moving to the Kopp family
4.17. Working for the Kopp family
4.18. Christmas 1881
4.19. January 1882 – the last month in Bozeman

Chapter 5: February 1882 – Return from Bozeman to Barmen

5.1. Bozeman – Dillon
5.2. Salt Lake City
5.3. Ogden – Grand Island
5.4. Omaha – New York City
5.5. Last days in New York City
5.6. New York City – Barmen