Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1920-1942 (2)--Original Data, 1932-1956. This Segment Is Roughly Comparable To The Preceeding Segment Of National Industrial Conference Board Data. Source: Bureau Of Labor Statistics, For 1932-1952 Data: Employment, Hours, And Earnings, Manufacturing Division, Food And Kindred Goods Subdivision, Meat Packing Wholesale, Releases Ls53-1666, February, 1953 And May, 1955; For 1953-1956 Data: Release Of June, 1956 And Monthly Labor Review, 1953 And Following Years.
This NBER data series m08196b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08196b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Average Actual Hours of Work Per Week, Meat Packing for United States [M0896BUSM065NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0896BUSM065NNBR, February 8, 2016.