Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)-- Original Data, 1890-1947 (2)--Original Data, 1947-1958. New Series Begins In February, 1952. See Monthly Prices And Price Relatives For Individual Commodities In The Revised Index, March- February, 1952. In The January-February, 1954 Issue, The Code Number For The First Time Is 04-21-21.02, Indicating Two Changes Since The Introduction Of The Series. Bls Bulletin No. 1214, "Wholesale Prices And Price Indexes: 1954-1956" P.172, Shows The Specification 04-21-21: "Sole Leather, Cattle Hide, Steer Bellies, Vegetable Tanned, Tannery Run" To Begin In January, 1947. No Changes Are Indicated. Source: Bls, Prices And Price Relatives For Individual Commodities In The Revised Index, 1947-1950 Summary, And January-November, 1951 Summary; Bls Bulletin No. 1214, For 1954-1956; Monthly Issues Of "Wholesale Prices And Price Indexes, " For 1952-1953 And 1957-1958
This NBER data series m04088b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04088b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Wholesale Price of Leather, Bellies, Steer, F.O.B. Tannery for United States [M0488BUSM267NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0488BUSM267NNBR/, September 4, 2015.