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Throwback Thursday: A Home for Unmarried Businesswomen

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Fontbonne
The third building for the Fontbonne (formerly called Sacred Heart Home), opened in 1962. Operated by the Sisters of St. Joseph, it was a home for unmarried businesswomen in Cincinnati. Located at Broadway and Fifth Street, not only did the Fontbonne provide housing, but it also hosted socials and meetings, such as the Philatelic Society of Cincinnati (coins and stamps), art classes, swim parties, and Mass in the Holy Family Chapel.

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For past Throwback Thursdays

http://www.thecatholictelegraph.com/throwback-thursday-the-death-of-pope-john-paul-i/35935

http://www.thecatholictelegraph.com/throwback-thursday-national-dear-diary-day/35874

http://www.thecatholictelegraph.com/our-mother-of-sorrows-roselawn/35756

http://www.thecatholictelegraph.com/throwback-thursday-a-church-for-our-ladys-birth/3569

Welcome to Throwback Thursday, an online feature wherein users of social media share an old photo or anecdote about times gone by. The Catholic Telegraph partners with the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Chancery Archives’ blog Laboring on the Mission to bring you a bit of local history each week.

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