The Gormully and Jeffery Factory

Gormullly and Jeffery Factory, Chicago 1880s

Louisiana Cycling Club Spokes Scrapbook, accession 98-62-L,Williams Research Center, The Historic New Orleans Collection

This image from the Louisiana Cycling Club’s “Spokes” scrapbook shows the Gormully and Jeffery factory in Chicago ca. 1890. Come to the 150th Birthday Party for the Bicycle on July 9 at Castillo Blanco Art Studios in the Bywater, New Orleans, to learn why this factory was so important to making cycling big and clever in New Orleans in the 1880s.

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