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Interview with Freya, Jen and Cathy

JM: What clothes could you have brought in to wear in the jail (underwear, socks, etc.)?
Freya: NA
Jen: the ones we were issued.
Cathy: I brought 5 outfits that were kept in booking for work. Inmates are not allowed to wear anything in the units other than jail-issued clothing.

JM: If you had a set uniform, what did it look like? Please be specific about each piece of clothing issued to you.
Freya: yes, for those there for short periods. For longer periods you could have outside clothing.
Jen: Yes, unsentenced and federal inmates had to wear biege, Sentenced inmates wore Forest green.
Cathy: I was issued: 3 sport bras, 3 white underwear, 2 white T-shirts, 2 forest green uniform tops and 2 forest green uniform bottoms. The uniforms were like scrubs. 1 pair of black crocs, 3 pairs of white socks.

JM: Were there any assigned clothes in high demand that an inmate should look for when getting clothing assigned?
Freya: NA
Jen: You were allowed to wear grey sweats within your unit, but you had to purchase them through the commisary.
Cathy: Sentenced inmates wore forest green uniforms; unsentenced inmates wore beige uniforms.

JM: Was the clothing different between men and women?
Freya: no
Jen: No
Cathy: No

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