Source: For 1929-1945 Data: Board Of Governors Of The Federal Reserve System, Division Of Research And Statistics, Mimeographed Release R & S-1163, "Consumer Instalment Sale Credit", February 1947; For 1946 Data: Federal Reserve Bulletin, March 1947
This NBER data series m10048 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 10 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter10.html.
NBER Indicator: m10048
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Consumer Installment Sales Credit Outstanding, Department Stores and Mail-Order Houses for United States [M10048USM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M10048USM144NNBR/, December 1, 2015.