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Interview with Ivan and Bobby

JM: What clothes could you have brought in to wear in the jail (underwear, socks, etc.)?
Ivan: A lot of the inmates bought their own personal boxers as they didn't prefer briefs. Also, the inmates were allowed to buy their own T-shirts and sweatshirts, but they could only buy certain colors such as red and green, but not blue.
Bobby: Underwear socks and thermals you could have but you could only have a certain number of each pair

JM: If you had a set uniform, what did it look like? Please be specific about each piece of clothing issued to you.
Ivan: I had to where green pants, a green button up shirt, with a white T-shirt underneath it. We also wore sneakers similar to the old converse all stars.
Bobby: You got. Two jump suits green color. Well it was r a jump suit it was pants and a shirt with your inmate number on the back You could wear shirts & Long johns underneath but that was it nothing else and the shirt had to be plan

JM: Were there any assigned clothes in high demand that an inmate should look for when getting clothing assigned?
Ivan: I don't know what you are talking about. I don't think there were.
Bobby: No nothing was really in any type of high demand at all

JM: Was the clothing different between men and women?
Ivan: We didn't have any women in the prisons we were in. The last facility that I was in that had both men and women was Onondaga county Correctional Facility in Jamesville, NY, but I can hardly remember that since I spent much more time in NYS prisons.
Bobby: Nope it was the exact same

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