Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Four Variables--(1)--Seasonally Adjusted Data, 1929-1944 (2)--Original Data, 1942-1963 (3)--Seasonally Adjusted Data, 1926-1963 (4)--Original Data, 1947-1969. The Series Was Renamed"Manufacturers' Sales" From "Manufacturers' Shipments" When The Source Changed. Original Estimates Are Adjusted For Trading-Day And Calender Month Variation Throughout The Period Beginning With 1947. Unadjusted 1948 Figures Were Revised, Obtained By Telephone, January 25, 1965. Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Data For 1947-1960: "Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, And Orders, 1947-1963, Revised", Bureau Of The Census Series M3-1; Data For 1961-June 1968: Same Title And Series But For 1961-1968; Data For July 1968-1969: "Current Industrial Reports", Same Title And Series; Also See Survey Of Current Business
This NBER data series m06092d appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.
NBER Indicator: m06092d
National Bureau of Economic Research, Manufacturers' Shipments, Total, Value for United States [M0692DUSM027NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0692DUSM027NNBR, December 18, 2018.