»Lower East Side Tenement Museum

About The Lower East Side Tenement Museum

the site

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum's mission is: to promote tolerance and historical perspective through the presentation and interpretation of the variety of immigrant and migrant experiences on Manhattan's Lower East Side, a gateway to America.

Critique

about the creators

the creators of the site are difficult to locate....

purpose

to provide a virtual tour of the museum....

similar sites

similar sites abound, and you might be surprised....

structure

the structure of the site is not modern....

images & text

analysis of the images and text used in the site....

sound & video

sound, in particular, is used extensively....

writing

vocabulary, background knowledge, audience....

assessment

my assessment of the site....

About the author

jesse kiewit is a computer science/english major at the university of washington in seattle. he created this virtual critique of a virtual museum virtually all by himself (his beautiful and talented girlfriend catherine helped type content b/c he is currently handicapped) for george dillon's english 382 class in june 2004. he can be reached @ pallid at cs.washington.edu