Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1920-1942 (2)--Original Data, 1935-1956. This Series Is Believed To Be Roughly Comparable To The Previous One In Industry Coverage Since The Nicb Data Likewise Include"Establishments Manufacturing Only Leather Footwear. The Returns Covering The Manufacture Of Rubber Footwear Are Included In Tabulations For The Rubber Industry" (Nicb, Research Report No. 69,"Wages, Hours, And Employment In American Manufacturing Industries," P. 72). Source: Bureau Of Labor Statistics: For 1935-1952, "Employment, Hours, And Earnings, " Manufacturing Division, Leather And Leather Products Group: Footwear (Except Rubber), Releases Unnumbered, February 1953 And May 1955; For 1953-1956, June 1956 Release , The Monthly Labor Review And "Employment And Payrolls."
This NBER data series m08199b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08199b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Average Actual Hours of Work Per Week, Boot and Shoe Manufacturing for United States [M0899BUSM065NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0899BUSM065NNBR, February 14, 2016.