Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
1914-1920 Data Was Computed By NBER By Dividing The Indexes Of Payrolls By The Indexes Of Employment In Laundering And Cleaning. For 1940-1941 Data, Dollar Figures Were Converted Into Indexes By NBER By Using $20.17 As The Average Weekly Earnings In Base Period 1925-1927 For Laundering And Cleaning. See Bulletin No. 206, P. 174 For The Source Of The Dollar Base. This Series Covers Employees In Both Office And Shop. Source: New York State Department Of Labor, For 1914-1920 Data: Computed By NBER; For 1921-1930 Data: Course Of Factory Employment In New York State From 1921 To 1930, Special Bulletin No. 171, 1931; For 1931-1939: Trend Of Employment In New York State Factories From 1914 To 1939, Special Bulletin No. 206, June 1940; For 1940-1941: The Industrial Bulletin, Dollar Figures Converted By NBER.
This NBER data series m08248 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08248
National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Monthly Annual Earnings, Laundering and Cleaning for New York [M08248US000NYM335NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M08248US000NYM335NNBR, July 28, 2016.