Data Represent Cumulative Weighted (Based On Number Of Wage Earners) Averages Of Hourly Wage Rates Of Laborers, Excluding Those Engaged In City Public Works. Data Cover 20 Establishments. Source: NBER Compiled Data From Figures Published In U.S. Senate Report No. 1394, The Aldrich Report, "Wholesale Prices, Wages, And Transportation, " Finance Committee, Second Session Of The 52Nd Congress, 1893.
This NBER data series a08139 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: a08139
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Laborers' Average Hourly Rate of Wages, Weighted for United States [A08139USA052NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/A08139USA052NNBR/, September 4, 2015.