workers enjoying the gardens

"We sat in the beautiful gardens at lunchtime."  Betty Goodman

While locals and tourists all enjoyed visitng the Fletcher Jones gardens, FJ built the gardens for his workers first and foremost.  This is a small selection of photos showing FJ employees enjoying the gardens.  

Workers enjoying the gardens at lunchtime.  Back:L-R Minnie Hocking, Jill Cronin, Eilleen Horne, Ruth Millard, Shirley Kelson, Norma Hensley.  Person in front unknown.  Photo: thanks to Ralph and Joyce Jones
Photo: Glenys Rollo
Photo: Glenys Rollo
Back of Glenys Rollo photos.
Photo: Gaetano Remine
Photo: Gaetano Remine
Photo: Gaetano Remine
Fletcher Jones Press Room workers in the gardens 1965. L-R Alf Seare, Kevin ?, Stan Toleman, Kevin Lynch and Terry Lynch front. Photo: Dianne Rae
Workers enjoying the gardens at lunchtime 1962.  Note the fish in the pond!  Photo: Jones Family Collection
Workers enjoying the gardens at lunchtime 1962.  Photo: Jones Family Collection
Workers enjoying the gardens at lunchtime 1962.  Photo: Jones Family Collection
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