Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1920-1948 (2)--Original Data, 1934-1959. Data Group Is Called "Motor Vehicles And Equipment" In The July 1958 Release, But The Series Is Identical. Beginning In 1951 No Fractions Of Cents Are Available. Source: Bureau Of Labor Statistics, For 1934-1954 Data: "Employment, Hours, And Earnings", Manufacturing Division, Transportation Equipment Group, Automobiles (Sic Group 371), Releases Ls 53-2673, February 1953 And May 1955 And June 1956 (Not Numbered); Thereafter: July 1958 Release And Monthly Labor Review, "Employment And Earnings", Mimeographed Releases For Most Recent Data.
This NBER data series m08207b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08207b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Average Hourly Earnings, Automobile Manufacturing for United States [M0807BUSM259NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0807BUSM259NNBR/, August 31, 2015.