Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Data Represent Cumulative Weighted (Based On Number Of Wage Earners) Averages Of Hourly Wage Rates Of Laborers, Excluding Those Engaged In City Public Works. Data Cover 20 Establishments. Source: NBER Compiled Data From Figures Published In U.S. Senate Report No. 1394, The Aldrich Report, "Wholesale Prices, Wages, And Transportation, " Finance Committee, Second Session Of The 52Nd Congress, 1893.
This NBER data series a08139 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: a08139
National Bureau of Economic Research, Laborers' Average Hourly Rate of Wages, Weighted for United States [A08139USA052NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/A08139USA052NNBR, September 30, 2016.