Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Seasonally Adjusted Data, 1938-1953 (2)--Seasonally Adjusted, 1953-1968 This Variable Covers 29.8 % Of Total Inventories. Source: U.S. Bureau Of The Census, Data For 1953-1960: "Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, And Orders: 1947-1963 Revised, " Series M3-1;"Data For 1961-June 1968: "Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories And Orders: 1961-1968, " Series M3-1; Thereafter: Current Industrial Reports, Series M3-1, Monthly, Same Title
This NBER data series m05111b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 5 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter05.html.
NBER Indicator: m05111b
National Bureau of Economic Research, Manufacturers' Inventories, Goods in Process for United States [M0511BUSM027SNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0511BUSM027SNBR, November 16, 2018.