Description Leopard-print reading glasses belonging to Myrna Yaskulka.
Historical Notes Brooklyn-born Myrna Yaskulka lived in New Dorp, Staten Island. She was the mother of three grown sons. Myrna enjoyed dancing to 1950s doo-wop music, seeing Broadway plays, and shopping—her favorite items were leopard-print clothes and pink rhinestone accessories. On September 11, Myrna, an executive secretary at Fred Alger Management, was at work on the North Tower’s 93rd floor. She was 59 years old.
Curator's Comment Myrna Yaskulka had a bold sense of fashion and a special affinity for leopard print. She owned picture frames, clothing, and other items adorned with the pattern. Glasses were among Myrna’s favorite accessories. In addition to these reading glasses, she owned more than a hundred pairs of sunglasses. HIDE