Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
The Bls-Commerce Series On Federal Nonresidential Building In"Construction Volume And Costs 1915-56," Table 4, P. 11, Appears To Be Continuous With This Series, Even Though The Bls-Commerce Data Purport To Include Only New Construction Put In Place, Not Repairs. The Bls-Commerce Calendar-Year Figures Are Very Close To Averages Of Adjoining Fiscal-Year Figures Of This Series. See, Also, The Source Cited Above And Introductory Notes On Bls-Commerce Dept. Data. Source: Federal Works Agency-Department Of Treasury, Historical Statistics Of The United States, 1789-1945 Series H30, P. 169
This NBER data series a02224 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: a02224
National Bureau of Economic Research, Federal Construction Expenditures for Public Buildings for United States [A02224USA550NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/A02224USA550NNBR, July 30, 2016.