Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1919-1942 (2)--Original Data, 1947-1954. Source: Data For 1919-1930 Are From Bls Bulletin No. 610, "Revised Indexes Of Factory Employment And Pay Rolls: 1919 To 1933" (1935); 1931-1934 Data Are From Mimeographed Tables Of September 1938 And May 1940 Revised Indexes; 1940-1942 Are From "Employment And Payrolls" And Monthly Labor Review.
This NBER data series m08125a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08125a
National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Factory Payrolls, Leather and Manufactures for United States [M0825DUSM331NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0825DUSM331NNBR, August 29, 2016.