Source: Friedrich A. Lutz, Corporate Cash Balances 1914-1943, Manufacturing And Trade (1945) Pp. 116 And 118.
This NBER data series a09050b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 9 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter09.html.
NBER Indicator: a09050b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Net Income, Large Manufacturing Corporations for United States [A0950BUSA144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/A0950BUSA144NNBR/, August 5, 2015.