Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1918-1932 (2)--Original Data, 1933-1945. Data Represent Stocks Held By Packers And Butchers, Tanners, Dealers And Importers (Or In Transit To Them.) Data Do Not Include Foreign Tanned Hides. Data For July 1921-April 1932 Were Checked Month By Month With The Monthly "Report On Hides, Skins, And Leather" Of The U.S. Department Of Commerce. Data Beginning May 1932, From The Tanners' Council Of America, Are Slightly Different From The U.S. Census Bureau Data In Coverage, As Butchers' Stocks Are Omitted. Figures, However, Were Raised To The Level Of The Census Figures. Source: Data For December 1918-June 1920: Merchants' National Bank Of Boston, Monthly Statistical Summary On The Hide And Leather Industry, 1920-1921, See Monthly Charts On "Stocks Of Cattle Hides In U.S."; Data For September 1920-1921: U.S. Department Of Agriculture, Statistical Bulletin No. 20, P. 291; Data For 1922-April 1932: Survey Of Current Business, January 1935, P. 19, And 1938 Supplement, P. 124; Data For May-December 1932: Tanners' Council Of America; Alternate Source For 1932: Commodity Exchange Inc., "Hides", January 1939
This NBER data series m05048a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 5 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter05.html.
NBER Indicator: m05048a
National Bureau of Economic Research, Raw Cattle Hide Stocks in All Hands for United States [M0548AUSM415NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0548AUSM415NNBR, July 22, 2017.