Series Is Presented Here As Three Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1919-1941 (2)--Original Data, 1939-1945 (3)--Seasonally Adjusted Data, 1946-1965. Data Has Been Multiplied By 12 To Give Billions Of Dollars At An Annual Rate. Source: Office Of Business Economics, National Income Division, Unpublished Data Tables.
This NBER data series m08238b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08238b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Total Dividend Payments To Individuals for United States [M0838BUSM027NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0838BUSM027NNBR/, September 3, 2015.