Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1920-1942 (2)--Original Data, 1947-1956. This Segment Is Not Comparable With The Preceeding National Industrial Conference Board Segment Because It Covers The Weaving Of Woolen And Worsted Fabrics Over 12 Inches Wide, While The Nicb Data Covers The Spinning Of Woolen And Worsted Yarns As Well As Fabrics. In The Bls Classification, Woolen Yarn Mills Are Not Segregated From Those Spinning Yarn From Cotton, Silk, Rayon, Or Other Fibers; And The Weaving Of Woolen And Worsted Fabrics Of Narrower Than 12 Inch Widths Is Not Treated Seperately But Combined With That Of Other Materials. Source: Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Employment, Hours, And Earnings, Manufacturing Division, Textile Mill Products Group, Woolen And Worsted, Releases Ls53-1609, February, 1953, May, 1955, June, 1956; Monthly Labor Review Thereafter.
This NBER data series m08230b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08230b
National Bureau of Economic Research, Average Actual Hours of Work Per Week, Wool Manufacturing for United States [M0830BUSM065NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0830BUSM065NNBR, July 10, 2020.