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House of Self-Master Colony

[between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection ().

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

General information about the Bain Collection is available at

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Call Number: LC-B2- 2270-3

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Question by Lynn L: What is the best bedding for in the winter?
My dog is a golden-doodle(Golden Retriever/Standard Poodle) with a blond kinky coat. What's the best bedding for his house in cold, wet weather?

Best answer:

Answer by D o g g e r ©
Straw or Hay is the best bedding for a Dog in the cold Winter.
Dogs can snuggle up in it and get warm.
I use it for my dogs and they love snuggling up in it.

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    • sweetie p
    • June 28, 2012

    we used straw and sleeping bags. If the poor thing is going be stuck outside all winter then put a light out there also.

    • banditgirl825
    • June 28, 2012

    a nice fluffy big bed a warm fluffy blanket,,and nice big fluffy jaket and a binnie,,,,,,,,,…….put the bed in the dogs igloo or get one if it sleep out side

    • Wystan
    • June 28, 2012

    Other Bain/LOC photos of the Self-Master Colony:

    • Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
    • June 28, 2012

    I started a Wikipedia entry:

    • undeadsinatra
    • June 28, 2012

    The Self-Master Colony was a shelter for homeless men in Union NJ, opened 1908 in the Hoyt family mansion. The building is now apparently used by the Girl Scouts.

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