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Interview with Lou and Cindy

JM: What clothes could you have brought in to wear in the jail (underwear, socks, etc.)?
Lou: White jumpsuit.
Cindy: Can't bring anything in. I got to keep my underwear a couple times, never my socks.

JM: If you had a set uniform, what did it look like? Please be specific about each piece of clothing issued to you.
Lou: Orange jumpsuit was for state charges.
Cindy: We wore blue tops and pants that looked like hospital scrubs, they were navy blue, had a pocket on the side. If you were a worker you got issued a red jumper that said CCSO INMATE or something like that on the back of it, socks, and white shoes that had three bands of velcro.

JM: Were there any assigned clothes in high demand that an inmate should look for when getting clothing assigned?
Lou: You can't wear free world outside clothes. They don't do that here in Texas.
Cindy: No, We always had enough of everything, and then some. Sometimes I got extra socks. If you were indigent and had spent a long time in the jail they might issue you socks and bras, too.

JM: Was the clothing different between men and women?
Lou: I believe so they wore the white jumpsuit, too.
Cindy: Men wore green jumpers, the same socks and shoes, only bigger. If they were workers they wore red.

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