Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1919-1942 (2)--Original Data, 1947-1954. Data Was Derived By Multiplying Employment With Average Weekly Earnings. Source: 1947-1952 Data Are From Bls; Employment, Hours, And Earnings, Manufacturing Division, Nondurable Goods Subdivision, Leather And Leather Products -- Unnumbered Releases Of February 1953 And April 1953; 1953-1954 Data Are From Monthly Labor Reviews.
This NBER data series m08125b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08125b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Factory Payrolls, Leathers and Manufactures for United States [M0825FUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0825FUSM144NNBR, February 11, 2016.