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Author Archives: Florencia Pierri

Repair Rodeo – Cancelled

Repair Rodeo – Cancelled

Due to updated TCNJ guidelines regarding novel Coronavirus, we are cancelling this event. Repair Rodeo: learn to repair, not replace, your stuff! Drop by the Sarnoff Collection at 11:00 to learn how to solder and take home a flashlight you make yourself (registration required), and drop by from 12:00-1:00 for a repair workshop, where you… Continue Reading

Item of the Week: Victrola-VI phonograph

Item of the Week: Victrola-VI phonograph

Much like Kleenex is used as a proprietary eponym for facial tissues, or escalator is used to describe a moving staircase, in the early 20th century Victrola was often used to describe a machine that played back flat music records. However, the Victrola was a trademark of the Victor Talking Machine Company, and used to… Continue Reading

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