Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Has Been Subdivided Into Two Variables: (1)-- Original Data, 1911-1944; (2)--Original Data, 1938-1956. Data Is For Refined Prime Steam Lard In 1-16 Pound Cartons, Except For 1938-39 Which Represents Lard In Hardwood Tubs. Source: 1938-1954: Usda, "Livestock Market News Statistics And Related Data", 1948 (Published 08/1949); 1951 (Published 11/1952); 1954 (Published 06/1955); 1955-1956: Monthly Averages Of Weekly Gradations Compiled From Usda, Agricultural Marketing Service, Livestock Division, "Market News"
This NBER data series m04026b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04026b
National Bureau of Economic Research, Wholesale Price of Lard, Department of Agriculture for New York [M04F6BUS000NYM275NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M04F6BUS000NYM275NNBR, March 23, 2017.