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  • Promotional image for RCA's COSMAC VIP home computer and video game system, 1977

  • Innovations that Changed the World: An Introduction to the David Sarnoff Collection, currently on view

  • Professor Mark Thompson and students in an Interactive Exhibit Design class in the Sarnoff Study Center

  • Wireless Telegraph Key Operated by Sarnoff During the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

  • David Sarnoff, Albert Einstein, and others at the RCA Wireless Station in New Brunswick, 1921

  • The First Color Television Picture Tube (Shadow Mask CRT), c. 1949

  • David Sarnoff Announcing the Beginning of Television Broadcasting at the 1939 New York World’s Fair

  • RCA’s black-and-white television assembly line in Camden, NJ

Sarnoff Collection Spring Hours

We’re back! Come visit! Sarnoff Collection Spring Hours: Wednesdays, 1-5 Sundays, 1-3 This mesmerizing image illustrated a quote by David Sarnoff in the May 1964 issue of Fortune Magazine: “… ultimately, individuals equipped with miniature TV transmitter-receivers will communicate with one another via radio, switchboards, and satellite, using personal channels similar to today’s telephone number” S.… Continue Reading

About the Sarnoff Collection

The Sarnoff Collection is named in honor of David Sarnoff, longtime chairman of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) and internationally renowned pioneer in radio and television. The Collection comprises over 6,000 artifacts that document major developments in communication and electronics in the 20th century.

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