Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1919-1942 (2)--Original Data, 1939-1949. Source: NBER Computed The Data For 1919-1922. See Memorandum Worksheets From The Following Sources:"Revised Indexes Of Factory Employment And Payrolls 1919 To 1933, " Bureau Of Labor Statistics Bulletin No.610 (1935); And Bureau Of Labor Statistics Mimeographed Release"Revised Index Numbers Of Factory Employment And Payrolls, " (Sept.1938); For 1923-Oct.1941: "Employment And Payrolls, " Bureau Of Labor Statistics, December, 1940 And Following Issues; For November, 1941-August, 1942: Bureau Of Labor Statistics Monthly Labor Review; For September, 1942: Federal Reserve Bulletin, January, 1943. National Bureau Of Economic Research, 1919-1922, Bureau Of Labor Statistics, 1923-1941.
This NBER data series m08241b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08241b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Factory Payrolls, Nondurable Goods for United States [M0841BUSM331NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0841BUSM331NNBR/, September 4, 2015.