Louisiana Electronic Benefit Transfer Card

Description
The Louisiana Department of Social Services, Office of Family Support, issued this Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card around 2006. The card was used in Louisiana to purchase goods through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or the Louisiana Combined Application Project (LaCAP). EBT cards replaced food stamps nationwide beginning in 2004. The front of the card bears and image of the state of Louisiana and the words "Louisiana Purchase Automated Benefit Card Department of Social Services."
date made
ca 2004
place made
United States: Louisiana
referenced
United States: Louisiana, Baton Rouge
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.4 cm x 8.5 cm x .15 cm; 2 1/8 in x 3 11/32 in x 1/16 in
ID Number
2010.0019.144
accession number
2010.0019
catalog number
2010.0019.144
serial number
1158547
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Exhibition
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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