First black female Olympic medalist Audrey Patterson-Tyler dies at 69

September 1996
Jet;9/9/96, Vol. 90 Issue 17, p53
Announces that Olympic gold medalist Audrey `Mickey' Patterson-Tyler died at age 69. Details of her death; Her distintion as the first black female from the United States to win an Olympic medal; Details of her athletic career; Honors.


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