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Interview with Ted, Lisa, Tania and Thomas

JM: What clothes could you have brought in to wear in the jail (underwear, socks, etc.)?
Ted: Long johns and an orange jumpsuit. Some were one piece, some were two piece.
Lisa: jeans and socks and shoes and panties and sweatshirt and blanket and purses and book
Tania: none, you were stripped of all civilian clothing and given marion county jail issued socks, underwear, ect..
Thomas: allowable clothing all had to be white these items were socks underwear longjohns and t shirts, noe logo;s or colors

JM: If you had a set uniform, what did it look like? Please be specific about each piece of clothing issued to you.
Ted: The trustees wear that a different color. At I it was blue and at II it was a Khaki Beige color.
Lisa: you wear a white shirt and the orange shirt and orange and white sock and sandles and white panties and sweatshirt to and stay cold
Tania: a top and bottom black and white stripped, a white sports bra, white underwear, and all white socks were issued to every single inmate. all matching
Thomas: misdemeanors wore a blue and white striped outfit; felonys wore a orange and white striped one while extremeely dangerous or deathrow candidates wore red and white striped, good luck on how they fit you.

JM: Were there any assigned clothes in high demand that an inmate should look for when getting clothing assigned?
Ted: Everybody wanted a two piece. They give you two sets, each person gets a one piece and a two piece. You have to buy the longjohns yourself, but it was cold so everybody wanted them.
Lisa: it was cheap clothes and it okay but kept you cold
Tania: clean underwear and clean socks, i don;t think they used bleach
Thomas: well most people would prefer blue and white of course but the main thing was trying to get the right size so the wouldn't fall off or be to tight

JM: Was the clothing different between men and women?
Ted: Women are only in Marion County I, they wore the same thing.
Lisa: all the clothes was the same
Tania: except for the bra no, it was the same
Thomas: No the uniform stayed the same

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