We're glad that you're here

We’re Glad that You’re Here  - this is a 'Do You Know' from 1971,  written by Eric Tonkin.  It describes very well how Fletcher Jones welcomed people of all cultures in their factories and stores. 

Do You Know’s were posted daily  as a way of keeping people in touch with news and events across the Fletcher Jones ‘family’ of stores and factories - it’s been described as like an early facebook!  "They were sent daily either by mail or on our daily truck to the Melbourne area. There were many noticeboards throughout the factory." Tim Carlton
 

400 'Do You Knows' from 1970 and 1971 were loaned to the FJ project by Doug Maloney who is married to Rhyll Tonkin - Eric Tonkin's daugher.  

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