Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Data Are Averages Of Weekly Averages Of Daily Quotations As Reported By The Bureau Of Agricultural Field Men. Quoted As "Lard Substitutes", Data Represents Refined Deodorized Cottonseed Oil Combined With Beef Stearines As Follows: 15-20% Oleostearine; 80-85% Refined Cottonseed Oil. Data From 1920-1926 Is Quoted In Tierces; Data From 1927-1936 Is Quoted In Hardwood Tubs. Source: Bureau Of Agricultural Economics, Division Of Livestock, Meats, And Wool, 1920-1938: Mimeo- Graphed Table Sent To NBER; 1939-1941: "Agricultural Statistics", 1942; 1942-1944: "The Fats And Oil Situation"
This NBER data series m04122b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04122b
National Bureau of Economic Research, Wholesale Price of Compounds for Chicago, IL [M0422BUS16980M267NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0422BUS16980M267NNBR, August 30, 2016.