This Is A Revised Series. Prior To 1964, Home Purchase Was Classified As A Service And Now As A Durable Commodity. Source: Bls Release, Mimeographed, Undated, On Consumer Price Index, Historical Series K-1: "All Commodities Less Food, " 1935-April, 1966; Thereafter, The Monthly Publication, Consumer Price Index (Also In Survey Of Current Business).
This NBER data series m04028 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04028
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Consumer Price Index, All Commodities Less Food for United States [M04028USM350NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M04028USM350NNBR, February 13, 2016.