Series Is Presented Here As Three Variables--(1)--Seasonally Adjusted Data, 1929-1939 (2)--Original Data, 1939-1947 (3)--Original Data, 1947-1969 The Following Industries Are Included In Durable Goods: Automobile Equipment (Since 1935) Building Equipment, Electrical Equipment, Iron And Steel, Machinery, Metals-Nonferrous, Office Equipment (Since 1935), Railroad Equipment, Housefurnishings (Since 1934), And Metal Products. Source: Office Of Business Economics, Mimeographed Release: "Manufacturers' New And Unfilled Orders, " July 1952.
This NBER data series m06084b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.
NBER Indicator: m06084b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Manufacturers' New Orders of Durable Goods, Value for United States [M0684BUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0684BUSM144NNBR/, August 28, 2015.