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Interview with Eric, Paul and Cody

JM: What clothes could you have brought in to wear in the jail (underwear, socks, etc.)?
Eric: none
Paul: Underwear socks tank top n thermal clothing an your uniform u couldn't have hoodies or thick blankets gpt 2 sheets an wool blanket
Cody: White tee shirts were allowed also white ojs and a pair of boxers if they were boxers not boxer briefs. Unfortunately though for the inmates no one plans to go to jail.

JM: If you had a set uniform, what did it look like? Please be specific about each piece of clothing issued to you.
Eric: blue scrub type shirt blue scrub pants
Paul: Orange shorts an all blue uniform an Gray tank top. U could only where the orange shorts n tank top in the gym uniforms only in the dining room
Cody: You wear blue jump suits white boxers white socks which you got to order more off commissary and you wore these slipper shoe things that were actually comfortable. We all dressed the same.

JM: Were there any assigned clothes in high demand that an inmate should look for when getting clothing assigned?
Eric: no
Paul: No. You basically get clothes distributed to you an nothing else
Cody: Just try to get anything new because you never know who wore what before you. New is the best way to go or at least close to it if you can.

JM: Was the clothing different between men and women?
Eric: no
Paul: No all wore the same except in the whole you were yellow kitchen wore white
Cody: Dont really know for sure but I believe they wear the blues also and obviously they have bras. Same clothing though I believe.

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