Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)-- Original Data, 1890-1913 (2)--Original Data, 1913-1942. Data Are For Firsts, Fresh Gathered, New York And Are Averages Of Tuesday Prices. In 1932 There Was A Change In Original Reporting Source To Bls. Letter From Bls States That Figures Are Comparable With Earlier Data. Source: Bls Bulletins And "Wholesale Prices" Except 1913 And 1932-1933, Which Were Sent Directly From Bls.
This NBER data series m04143b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04143b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Wholesale Price of Eggs, Fresh Gathered for New York [M0443BUS000NYM263NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0443BUS000NYM263NNBR/, July 28, 2015.