Ella very succinctly summarizes the details of our exhibit narrative below. In terms of the connections between the digital exhibit and the social media campaign, the soil has already been tilled, so to speak. We’ve already found several current student and alumni groups on Facebook for both Flower Tech and Lane Tech, so our exhibit’s audience already has a social media base, so it should be easier to encourage interest and participation in our exhibit.
The digital exhibit “Ladies Who Sew, Men Who Weld” is designed to contrast two high schools, specializing in vocational education, that were part of the Chicago Public School system for most of the twentieth century. Flower Tech, for girls, and Lane Tech, for boys, each featured a specialized curriculum designed to prepare students for the […]