Series Is Presented Here As Three Variables-- (1)--Original Data, 1919-1942 (2)--Original Data, 1947-1951 (3)--Original Data, 1951-1954. Data Derived By Adding Payrolls Of The Two Subdivisions Of Manufacturing Nondurable Goods,"Textile Mill Products" And "Apparel And Other Finished Textile Products". The Payrolls Were Obtained By Multiplying Number Of Production Workers With Average Weekly Earnings In The Respective Industries. Series Ends In March, 1951 Because Of The Change In Average Weekly Earnings In The Component,"Apparel And Other Finished Textile Products". New Series Begins January, 1951. Source: Bureau Of Labor Statistics Reports Ls53-1629 (2-53) And (4-53), And Ls53-2343 (2-53) And (4-53).
This NBER data series m08071b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08071b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Factory Payrolls, Textiles for United States [M0871BUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0871BUSM144NNBR/, November 25, 2015.