Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1939-1946 (2)--Original Data, 1946-1967. Unadjusted Quarterly Figures Were Multiplied By 4 To Derive Totals At The Annual Rate. Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, For 1939-1945 Data: National Income, 1954 Edition, A Supplement To The Survey Of Current Business; For 1946: U.S. Income And Output, November 1958 Supplement To The Survey Of Current Business.
This NBER data series q15024a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 15 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter15.html.
NBER Indicator: q15024a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Government Purchases of Goods and Services, Total for United States [Q1524AUSQ027NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/Q1524AUSQ027NNBR/, October 10, 2015.