Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1920-1942 (2)--Original Data, 1949-1956. This Series Can Be Extended Through July 1948 When The Nicb Discontinued Its Compilation Of Payroll Statistics. The Bureau Of Labor Statistics Segment Which Follows Is Not Strictly Comparable Because It Includes Other Industries Related To Furniture Manufacture, Such As The Manufacturing Of Office And Store Fixtures, Window And Door Screens And Shades, Metal Furniture, And Also A Few Plants Engaged In Cabinet Work (See Nicb Research Report No. 69, 1924, P. 102). Source: National Industrial Conference Board, For June, 1920-1933 Data: Wages, Hours, And Employment In The United States, 1914-1936, Nicb Studies No. 222, 1936; For 1934-1938 Data: Nicb Economic Record, March 28, 1940; For 1939-1942: Nicb Conference Record, April 1943 And Subsequent Issues.
This NBER data series m08200a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08200a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Average Actual Hours of Work Per Week, Furniture Manufacturing for United States [M0800AUSM065NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0800AUSM065NNBR/, August 28, 2015.