Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1919-1942 (2)--Original Data, 1939-1949. Source: Data For 1919-1922 Were Computed By NBER. See Memorandum And Worksheets From The Following Sources: "Revised Indexes Of Factory Employment And Payrolls 1919-1933, " Bureau Of Labor Statistics Bulletin No.610 (1935) And"Revised Index Number Of Factory Employment And Payrolls, " Bureau Of Labor Statistics Mimeographed Release (Sept.1938); For 1923-October, 1941 Data, "Employment And Payrolls, " Bureau Of Labor Statistics; December, 1940 And Following Issues; For November, 1941-August, 1942 Data, Bureau Of Labor Statistics Monthly Labor Review; For September, 1942 Data, Federal Reserve Bulletin, January, 1943. National Bureau Of Economic Research, 1919-1922, Bureau Of Labor Statistics, 1923-1942
This NBER data series m08240a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08240a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Factory Payrolls , Durable Goods for United States [M0840AUSM331NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0840AUSM331NNBR, February 13, 2016.