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Interview with Darcy

JM: How many different blocks were there?
Darcy: There was West wing in the basement, East Wing in the basement, back central and front central in the basement, then up top was 100, 200, 300 400 IRC, and then a men and womens farm

JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they?
Darcy: I described the names above. West wing, east wing, back central , front central, parole tank, pc tank, mens farm, womens farm, IRCS

JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks?
Darcy: On the West wing was all women, in the East wing was all men. There was a mens farm and a womens farm a womens Iso and and mens iso and the IRC was all men

JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks?
Darcy: There is nothing nice about jail at all. If you were able to get to the farm, that had a nicer shower set up and you had more freedom, got to go outside daily, and had a library. The IRC's used to be women along time age and they are nice because you only share a room with one other person.

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