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Interview with PJ, Katherine, Jimmy, Baldy, Karen, Richard, Danielle and Max

JM: What clothes could you have brought in to wear in the jail (underwear, socks, etc.)?
PJ: jumpsuit
Katherine: just shirt and pants.
Jimmy: grey, yellow for first time offenders and red for violent offenders and turtle necks for people who acted up
Baldy: jail clothes
Karen: dont know I know they took my bra and underwear and put me in this nast pair of worn out oversized dirty pants and a dirty smelly shirt and huge slide flip flops no wonder that jail is full of disease
Richard: you can have socks,underwear,white t shirts and thats pretty much it they dont let you have shoes anymore
Danielle: none. your not allowed to have clothes brought in. if you come in with it you can have a white tshirt, socks, underwear, bra with no wires in it, boxers

JM: If you had a set uniform, what did it look like? Please be specific about each piece of clothing issued to you.
PJ: short sleeves, pants to the ankles
Katherine: Yes it was beige. Shirt and pants. Ugly and uncomfortable.
Jimmy: dark blue with pants and striped when i worked on the farm
Baldy: blue
Max: red shirt/red pants
Karen: an ugly gray pair of pants and a gray top yet the lesbians in the pod wore boxers and wife beaters and their lovers wore black panties and black bras didnt stay in there long enough to find out why that was
Richard: black and white open toed sandals,and a two piece blue jail uniform,unless you are transferred to somewhere else in the jail and your uniform color changes
Danielle: we were issued a scrub top and bottom. the clothes are made by the inmates in the sewing room. alot of them cant sew at all

JM: Were there any assigned clothes in high demand that an inmate should look for when getting clothing assigned?
PJ: no
Katherine: No there was nothing like that but the jail would run out of uniforms so we would have to turn ours in and run around half naked with our bedsheets over our bodies waiting for them to be washed and get them back for at least 3hrs, Talk about being uncomfortable.
Jimmy: no
Baldy: socks and shoes
Karen: no
Richard: no.everyone wears the same articles of clothing while there in jail
Danielle: all we could have and to look for was a decent uniform to wear for court

JM: Was the clothing different between men and women?
PJ: I don't know - didn't see the male inmates
Katherine: Yeah all women wore beige and the men wore dark blue. If you go to the box you get a grey one. If you go to the box and your viloent you wear red. and if your a male that is housed in the outside tents, you wear yellow. Trustys wore beige, when they switched us all back to the grey uniforms.
Jimmy: dont know
Baldy: yep
Karen: dont know
Richard: they are a different size and color
Danielle: trustees wear tan uniforms and regular inmates wear grey

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