Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1920-1948 (2)--Original Data, 1935-1959. The Bls Series Is Considered To Be Slightly Different In Industry Coverage. Source: For June, 1920 To June, 1936, National Industrial Conference Board, "Wages, Hours, And Employment In The United States, 1914-1936", (No. 229, 1936); For July, 1936 To December, 1937, Supplement To Conference Board Service Letter, June, 1938; For 1938, Conference Board Economic Record, March 28, 1940; From 1939 To July, 1945, Tables Furnished By Nicb; For August, 1945 To July, 1948, The Conference Board Management Record.
This NBER data series m08205a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08205a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Average Hourly Earnings, Boot and Shoe Manufacturing for United States [M0805DUSM265NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0805DUSM265NNBR/, September 4, 2015.