Data Refers To California Dried Prunes. Quotations Were As Of The First Of The Month Through 1917; From 1918 On They Have Been As Of Each Tuesday During The Month. Therefore Prices Are Averages Of 4 Or 5 Tuesdays Per Month. No Quotations Were Given For The Following Months: April-August 1890; July-September 1891; October-December 1918; April And Oct. Of 1941. Source: Bls Handwritten Worksheets
This NBER data series m04040 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04040
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Wholesale Price of Prunes for New York, NY [M04040US35620M267NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M04040US35620M267NNBR, February 12, 2016.