The Ralph Satterlee Photographs digital collection includes over 800 photographs taken by Ralph Satterlee. The photographs document Indianapolis 500 pre-race and race day events from 1960-1973.
Ralph Satterlee was the editor and photographer of Borg-Warner's Gear-o-Gram magazine from 1944-1972. In addition to documenting company and community activities, he extensively photographed the Indianapolis 500, serving as an official Indianapolis 500 photographer from 1960-1972. Satterlee covered the presentation of the traditional Borg-Warner trophy to the winner. He also photographed activities and people throughout the month of May, including celebrities, pre-race and race events, spectators, and the cars and drivers.
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