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Interview with Katy, Sarah and Laura

JM: What clothes could you have brought in to wear in the jail (underwear, socks, etc.)?
Katy: Khaki brown scrubs. You have to wear a white shirt under the uniform. They give you underwear and socks. Laundry day was twice a week. You wash your uniform one day and your sheets are washed another day. You have to turn yours entire uniform in to get a clean one. You wear your bedsheet wrapped around you to give them your set of clothes including socks and panties. They give you a clean uniform when you have handed yours in.
Sarah: The only clothing that was allowed to be brought in was a bra that had no wire and a night gown.
Laura: The only clothes we could have brought in was a bra but it couldn't have any type of metal or underwire

JM: If you had a set uniform, what did it look like? Please be specific about each piece of clothing issued to you.
Katy: See above.
Sarah: The uniform was blue scrubs, one white t-shirt, county issued underware, socks and white velcro sneakers or plastic shower shoes. the underware was "community" meaning it was washed and redistributed to others.
Laura: It looked a lot like scrubs nurses would wear. Women had to wear a really dark green. No pockets in the pants, most of the shirts had a pocket on the front. the sicks were super thin, a lot of them had holes, and the underwear, let's say I always wore mine inside out

JM: Were there any assigned clothes in high demand that an inmate should look for when getting clothing assigned?
Katy: No.
Sarah: When looking for clothes, I generally looked for underware that was not stained, and uniforms without holes.
Laura: always get a size bigger, and the white shirts, try to get a thick one

JM: Was the clothing different between men and women?
Katy: I don't know.
Sarah: Women wore blue uniforms and the men wore tan
Laura: yes, men wore a really light blue

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