Cost Of Living Numbers For 1910-1918 Were Compiled By The Former Commissioner Of Necessaries Of Life And Were Published In Annual Reports. The Index Numbers Here Given Are In Continuation Of Series And The Same Procedure Was Followed In Their Collection And Compilation. The Revised Weights Used In Deriving The Index Were Food, 37.6, Clothing, 12.8, Shelter, 21.8, Fuel And Light, 5.0, And Sundries, 22.8. Source: Department Of Labor And Industries, Annual Report; The Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, 1932, Pp. 185-190; 1933, Pp. 153-156; 1939, Pp. 126-128
This NBER data series m04072 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04072
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Cost of Living Index for Massachusetts [M04072US000MAM324NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M04072US000MAM324NNBR/, July 1, 2015.