Series Has Been Subdivided Into Two Variables: (1)-- Original Data, 1890-1933; (2)--Original Data, 1913-1944. Data Is For Clear Short Sides And Is The Average Of Thursday Prices. Beginning July 1935 Average Prices Are Published Semi-Annually In June And December Bulletins. Series Includes Pork, Cured And Bacon, Plain And Standard, 6-8 Pounds. Source: 1913-1925: Bls Handwritten Worksheets; 1926-1943: Bls Bulletins And Monthly Issues Of"Wholesale Prices"; July 1943 - May 1944: Bls Mimeo- Graphed Monthly, "Average Wholesale Prices And Index Numbers Of Individual Commodities"
This NBER data series m04024b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04024b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Wholesale Price of Bacon for Chicago, IL [M04F4BUS16980M267NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M04F4BUS16980M267NNBR/, June 29, 2015.