Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1940-1957 (2)--Original Data, 1948-1969. Data Cover Wage Or Salary Workers, Self-Employed, And Unpaid Family Workers, Sixteen Years Of Age And Older. 1948-1954 Data Are Based On The Week Containing The 8Th Of The Month. Beginning In 1955 Data Are Based On The Week Of The 12Th Of The Month. Data For Alaska And Hawaii Are Included Beginning 1960. Source: Bureau Of Labor Statistics, For Original Data: Employment And Earnings, And Monthly Report On The Labor Force, Vol. 13, No. 9, March 1967, And Subsequent Monthly Issues; For Adjusted Data: Vol. 15, No. 8, February 1969, And Following Issues.
This NBER data series m08269b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08269b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Nonagricultural Employment (16 Years and Older) for United States [M0869BUSM148NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0869BUSM148NNBR/, November 25, 2015.