Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1920-1948 (2)--Original Data, 1947-1959. The Bls Series Is Believed Not To Be Comparable To The Nicb Data, Since It Covers Only The Weaving Of Woolen And Worsted Fabrics Over 12 Inches Wide, While The Nicb Series Covers The Spinning Of Woolen And Worsted Yarns As Well As The Weaving And Finishing Of Woolen And Worsted Fabrics (See Nicb, Research Report, No. 69, "Wages, Hours, And Employment In American Manufacturing Industries", 1924, P. 57). Source: For June, 1920 To June, 1936, National Industrial Conference Board, "Wages, Hours, And Employment In The United States, 1914-1936", (No. 229, 1936); For July, 1936 To 1937, Supplement To Conference Board Service Letter, June, 1938; For 1938 To September, 1941, Conference Board Economic Record, March 28, 1940; For October, 1941 To 1948, Conference Board Management Records.
This NBER data series m08231a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08231a
National Bureau of Economic Research, Average Hourly Earnings, Wool Manufacturing for United States [M0831AUSM265NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0831AUSM265NNBR, April 5, 2020.