Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables-- (1)--Original Data, 1913-1951 (2)--Original Data, 1947-1954. This Variable Includes"Lumber And Wood Products" In Source; Coverage Not Entirely Comparable To Index In Preceeding Variable (Series 04164--Original Data, 1913-1951). Data For January And February, 1954 Are Unrevised. Source: Bls "Wholesale Price Index (1947-49=100)", Indexes For Groups, Subgroups, And Product Classes Of Commodities, 1947-1951, Issued February, 1952, For 1947-1950; Monthly Release On Wholesale (Primary Market) Price Index, 1952 And Following For 1951 And 1953/4; Bls Bulletin No. 1143, For 1952.
This NBER data series m04164b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04164b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Wholesale Prices of Lumber for United States [M0464BUSM349NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0464BUSM349NNBR/, November 28, 2015.