Data Represent Cumulative Unweighted Averages Of The Hourly Rates Of Laborers' Wages Including Those Employed In City Public Works. Series Covers Twenty-Three Establishments. Source: NBER Compiled The Data From Figures Published In U.S. Senate Report No. 1394, Aldrich Report, "Wholesale Prices, Wages, And Transportation", Finance Committee, Second Session Of The 52Nd Congress, 1893.
This NBER data series a08138 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: a08138
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Laborers' Average Hourly Rate of Wages, Unweighted for United States [A08138USA052NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/A08138USA052NNBR/, August 28, 2015.