Source: National Industrial Conference Board; 1920-1931 Data Are From Wages, Hours, And Employment In The United States, 1914-1936, Nicb Studies No. 229, 1936; 1932- 1933 Data Are From Supplement To Nicb Service Letter, June 1938; 1934 Data Are From The Nicb Economic Record March 28, 1940; 1935-1942 Data Are From A Table Furnished By Nicb.
This NBER data series m08127aa appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08127aa
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Factory Payrolls, Boots and Shoes for United States [M087AAUSM330NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M087AAUSM330NNBR, February 12, 2016.