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Interview with Jenna, Diane, Norman and Andrea

JM: What clothes could you have brought in to wear in the jail (underwear, socks, etc.)?
Jenna: jail house uniform
Diane: huge white underpants, blue pants and shirt.
Norman: i was only allowed to wear state issued clothing and shoes or i had to buy it thru the commisary
Andrea: 3 white underwear no designs , 3 white pair of socks, one white bra with no wires

JM: If you had a set uniform, what did it look like? Please be specific about each piece of clothing issued to you.
Jenna: i had one green out fit & one orange out fit - there was a mess up in my case & they were not sure of my charges so they gave me one of each - i also had another outfit - the color depended on what was most available
Diane: yes, blue pants blue shirts no socks unless you bought them there. So I was always freezing
Norman: i had to wear a blue jumper type thing it was one piece with buttons down the front and on the sides it had white stripes i had to wear a white undershirt underneath white boxers and back clogs for shoes
Andrea: the set uniform i had to wear was blue pant with a matching blue shirt. they do not provide any type of under garments and slide for your feet

JM: Were there any assigned clothes in high demand that an inmate should look for when getting clothing assigned?
Jenna: you took what they gave you
Diane: no
Norman: not that i know of pretty much everyone was in the same thing if anything maybe a bigger size they like to give you what they think you wear not your actual size at times
Andrea: there is nothing in high demand, you are only allowed 3 sets of uniforms

JM: Was the clothing different between men and women?
Jenna: i have no idea - the only men i saw were in white because they were trusties
Diane: I think so different colors
Norman: not that i know of. there was no women where i was located
Andrea: there is only color difference

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