Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1919-1943 (2)--Original Data, 1943-1964. Data Represent Debits On The Books Of Reporting Banks To Accounts Of Individuals, Firms And Corporations, And Of The U.S. Government Including War-Loan Deposit Accounts, Also Debits To Savings Accounts, Payments From Trust Accounts, And Certificates Of Deposits Paid. Figures Do Not Include Debits To The Accounts Of Other Banks Or In Settlement Of Clearing House Balances, Payments Of Cashier'S Checks, Charges To Expense And Miscellaneous Accounts, Corrections, And Similar Charges. Data Are Incomplete For March, 1933. Data In This First Segment (I.E. Through June, 1943) Are Not Comparable To Data In Succeeding Segments. Source: Banking And Monetary Statistics (1943), Pp.234-235 For 1919-1941 Data; Federal Reserve Bulletin, Monthly Issues For 1942-1943 Data.
This NBER data series m12017a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 12 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter12.html.
NBER Indicator: m12017a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Bank Debits for New York, NY [M1217AUS35620M027NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M1217AUS35620M027NNBR/, July 5, 2015.