Series Is Presented Here As Three Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1923-1953 (2)--Seasonally Adjusted, 1919-1953 (3) Original Data, 1947-1956. Amplitude Corrections Were Made For The Years 1944-1946. The Figures For 1919-1922 Were Compiled By NBER As The Weighted Sums Of Seasonally Adjusted Values Of 15 NBER Series Raised To The Federal Reserve Bulletin Level By Multiplying By 0.671, The Ratio For January 1923 (78/116.2). These Data Exclude Beverages. Source: Federal Reserve Bulletin, October 1943-December 1953 (See Note Below).
This NBER data series m01260b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 1 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter01.html.
NBER Indicator: m01260b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Production of Manufactured Food Products for United States [M0160BUSM343SNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0160BUSM343SNBR/, October 13, 2015.