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Interview with Jerry and Pat

JM: What clothes could you have brought in to wear in the jail (underwear, socks, etc.)?
Jerry: They don't allow any outside items unless its prescription glasses or any medical related device. I think wedding rings are okay.
Pat: Nothing personel clothing of any kind is not allowed period we could not even wear our hair tie into jail they strip us naked an clothe us.

JM: If you had a set uniform, what did it look like? Please be specific about each piece of clothing issued to you.
Jerry: They give you two pink shirts, two sweatshirts, two pants, two socks, two boxers, one shower shoe. Everyone get a welfare pack consisting of a stamp, envelope, razor, comb and soap.
Pat: All are clothing was exactly the same same color only thing different was I.N.S girls they wore red all red county girls wore army green are shirts was green are pants was green are socks an panties an bras was green allthat was different was sizes.

JM: Were there any assigned clothes in high demand that an inmate should look for when getting clothing assigned?
Jerry: People like any item that is brand new because they can wash it themselves and look nice at court or visiting, No one wants used boxers or socks so those are always in high demand.
Pat: We always looked for the new stuff like panties or bras we could tell they was new they werent stretched out and were fresh dyed.

JM: Was the clothing different between men and women?
Jerry: The women wear green shirts and pants. The men wear orange. The INS wear purple.
Pat: The men wore Orange and the women wore green.

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