Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1902-1911 (2)--Original Data, 1910-1933. Unfilled Orders Refer To Those Of Customers And Not Unfilled Orders Of Subsidiary Companies. Data Were Also Checked With The "Commercial And Financial Chronicle" And The "Standard Corporation Record Report Card Of U.S. Steel Corporation", March 26, 1920. Finally, The Entire Series Was Remitted By Letter From U.S. Steel (January 22, 1935) And All Discrepancies Were Settled. Source: U.S. Steel, Data For 1902-1908: Standard Statistics Bulletin, Base Book, 1932, P. 263; Data For 1909-1911: U.S. Bureau Of The Census, Record Book Of Business Statistics, Part Ii, P. 22.
This NBER data series q06024 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.
NBER Indicator: q06024
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, U.S. Steel Corporation, Unfilled Orders for United States [Q06024USQ423NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/Q06024USQ423NNBR/, August 29, 2015.