Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables --(1)--Original Data, 1890-1931 (2)--Original Data, 1931-1942. 1890-1917 Data Are Based On Price On The First Of The Month. 1918-1931 Data Are Monthly Averages. Prices Are List Price To Retailers. This Series Is Presented As Two Variables Because Of A Change In Reporting Manufacturers. The Second Variable Has Been Raised To The Level Of The First By The Ratio Of The Overlapping Months, January- September, 1931 (6.00/5.85=102.6). Source: Bls Bulletins
This NBER data series m04133a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04133a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Wholesale Price of Men's Black Vici Kid Shoes, Goodyear Welt, Manufacturer for United States [M0433AUSM291NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0433AUSM291NNBR/, July 7, 2015.