Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1939-1947 (2)--Original Data, 1947-1969. Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Bureau Of The Census, For 1947-1960 Data:"Manufacturers' Sales, Inventories, New And Unfilled Orders: 1947-1963 Revised" (Series M3-1); For 1961-1969 Data:"Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, And Orders: 1961-1968" (Series M3-1.1)
This NBER data series m06106b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.
NBER Indicator: m06106b
National Bureau of Economic Research, Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders, Durable Goods Industries for United States [M0606BUSM027NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0606BUSM027NNBR, December 16, 2017.