Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)-- Original Data, 1890-1951 (2)--Original Data, 1947-1956. Called"Furniture And Other Household Durables" In Source; Coverage Is Somewhat Diferent From That Of Preceeding Variable (Series 04095--Original Data, 1890-1951). Annual Figure For 1956 Is Based On 7 Months (January-July). 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, 1953, And Following; Bls Bulletin No. 1143, For 1952.
This NBER data series m04095b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04095b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Wholesale Prices of Housefurnishing Goods for United States [M0495BUSM349NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0495BUSM349NNBR/, July 29, 2015.