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In Living  Color: The Long Quest for Television

In Living  Color: The Long Quest for Television

Premiering Online: https://sarnoff.omeka.net/exhibits/show/in-living-color For more information about the exhibition and related program, click here.  When American audiences tuned into NBC in 1957, they might have heard the announcer proclaim that “the following program is brought to you in living color!,” and they would have seen an animation of a peacock unfurl its six-colored tail feathers…… Continue Reading

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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