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Retail Prices and Cost of Living Series

Retail Prices and Cost of Living Series


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Description:
This series of bulletins from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is represented by the summary issues Nos. 495 (1890-1928) issued August 1929 and 635 (1923-1936) issued October 1937. The tables provide detailed information for various foods and food groups by year and by city. The 1929 issue also includes coal and gas.

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L 2.3:

OCLC:
26117733

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Retail Prices and Cost of Living Series, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=161

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Availability: 1915 to 1937
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Summary of the Report on Condition of Woman and Child Wage Earners in the United States - Women in Industry Series, No. 5

Summary of the Report on Condition of Woman and Child Wage Earners in the United States - Women in Industry Series, No. 5


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Description:
Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics No. 175.

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L 2.3: 175

OCLC:
15788068

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Summary of the Report on Condition of Woman and Child Wage Earners in the United States - Women in Industry Series, No. 5, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/docs/publications/bls_wis/bls_175_womeninindustry5.pdf

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Date: 1915
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Wholesale Prices

Wholesale Prices


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Description:
This publication provides detailed charts and tables comparing commodity prices by groups and years. It includes comparisons to foreign countries.
Published as BLS Bulletins, with varying frequency.
Title changed to Wholesale Prices and Prices Indexes after 1952.

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L 2.3

OCLC:
11504366, 27303118, 1768210, 2561065

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United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Wholesale Prices, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=160

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Availability: 1929 to 1965
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Employment and Payrolls

Employment and Payrolls


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Description:
Employment and Payrolls was a monthly publication detailing the employment situation in the United States with information on the total labor force, employment, unemployment, and compensation at the national and state levels. Published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor from 1935 to 1954.

Publication History:
Employment in Selected Manufacturing Industries: December 1926 - July 1928
Employment in Selected Manufacturing Industries and in Wholesale and Retail Trade Establishments: August 1928
Trend of Employment: September 1928 - May 1935
Employment and Pay Rolls: June 1935 – April 1954
Merged with Hours and Earnings in 1954 to form Employment and Earnings

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L 2.9

OCLC:
8675244, 12168132

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United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Employment and Payrolls, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=152

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Availability: 1932 to 1954
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

[Housing and Building Charts]

[Housing and Building Charts]


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Description:
New Bond Issues Compared with Value of Building Permits; Cost of Building a Standard House in Selected Cities; Number of New Housekeeping Units Build for Non-Farm Families; Wholesale Prices of Building Materials; New Dwelling Units Build for City Families

Date:
1933/xx/xx,

Collection:
The Marriner S. Eccles Document Collection

Citation:
Federal Home Loan Board, National Bureau of Economic Research and United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1933, [Housing and Building Charts], from The Marriner S. Eccles Document Collection, accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/docs/historical/eccles/028_01_0001.pdf

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Date: 1933
Authors: Federal Home Loan Board, National Bureau of Economic Research, United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Memo to Chairman Eccles

Memo to Chairman Eccles


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Includes attachment: Next Steps in Housing Program; Various statistics and charts regarding cost of labor, building materials, and wholesale prices. Document 47 from the Lauchlin Currie Memoranda Index.

Date:
1937/12/20,

Collection:
The Marriner S. Eccles Document Collection

Citation:
Currie, Lauchlin B., United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics and United States. Federal Home Loan Bank Board, 1937, Memo to Chairman Eccles, from The Marriner S. Eccles Document Collection, accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/docs/historical/eccles/073_06_0002.pdf

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Date: 1937
Authors: Currie, Lauchlin B., United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States. Federal Home Loan Bank Board

Changes in Cost of Living in Large Cities in the United States: 1913-1941

Changes in Cost of Living in Large Cities in the United States: 1913-1941


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Description:
Bulletin No. 699. A report presenting indexes of changes in cost of living from 1913 to June 1941. The prices on which the indexes are based were collected by the Retail Price Division, and the report was prepared by the Cost of Living Division. It references Bulletin No. 357: Cost of Living in the United States which supplied weights for the original cost of living index, and Monthly Labor Review issues for October 1919 and September 1935.

SUDOC:
L 2.3:699

OCLC:
3233216

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Changes in Cost of Living in Large Cities in the United States: 1913-1941, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/docs/publications/bls/bls_chcostlivlgcit_1941.pdf

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Date: 1941
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Hours and Earnings in the United States, 1932-40, with Supplement for 1941

Hours and Earnings in the United States, 1932-40, with Supplement for 1941


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Description:
Bulletin No. 697 of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, prepared by Alice Olenin and Thomas F. Corcoran of the Division of Employment Statistics.
Monthly compilations of data on average weekly and hourly earnings and average weekly hours of work were begun by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 1932, and published in the Monthly Labor Review and the Employment and Pay Rolls publications. This publication provides a comprehensive look at the data, as well as corrections to the originally published data.

SUDOC:
L 2.3:697

OCLC:
5425134

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Hours and Earnings in the United States, 1932-40, with Supplement for 1941, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/docs/publications/bls/he_bls_1942.pdf

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Date: 1942
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Employment and Payrolls in Selected Nonmanufacturing Industries, by Months, 1939-1942

Employment and Payrolls in Selected Nonmanufacturing Industries, by Months, 1939-1942


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L 2.9:939-942

OCLC:
123259544

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Employment and Payrolls in Selected Nonmanufacturing Industries, by Months, 1939-1942, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/docs/publications/emplpayr/emplpay_nonman_1939_1942.pdf

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Date: 1943
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Letter to Marriner S. Eccles

Letter to Marriner S. Eccles


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Description:
Includes attached statement entitled "Measures of Wages and Worker Income," prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Date:
1943/09/10,

Collection:
The Marriner S. Eccles Document Collection

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Vinson, Fred M., 1943, Letter to Marriner S. Eccles, from The Marriner S. Eccles Document Collection, accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/docs/historical/eccles/030_06_0006.pdf

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Date: 1943
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Vinson, Fred M.

Consumer Price Index

Consumer Price Index


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Description:
The Consumer Price Index was a monthly report on consumer price movements, including tables and technical notes. It was issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Office of Prices and Living Conditions between 1953 and 1974. (Continued by CPI Detailed Report).

SUDOC:
L 2.38/3:

OCLC:
1795607

ISSN:
0094-8616

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Consumer Price Index, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=67

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Availability: 1953 to 1974
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Employment and Earnings

Employment and Earnings


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Description:
Employment and Earnings is a monthly publication that details the employment situation in the United States with information on the total labor force, employment, unemployment, hours, and compensation at national and area (state, MSA) levels. Published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor since 1954. (Continues Employment and Payrolls)
Pages not containing data, such as blank pages and pages containing only advertisements, have been deleted from these files.

Recent issues of Employment and Earnings are available from the Bureau of Labor statistics at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ee/archive.htm

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L 2.41/2

OCLC:
2610713

ISSN:
0013-6840

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Employment and Earnings, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=60

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Availability: 1954 to 2007
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

How the Government Measures Unemployment

How the Government Measures Unemployment


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Description:
Pamphlet designed to provide answers to frequent questions raised regarding who is counted as unemployed and how unemployment is measured. A bibliography is included for additional sources of information.

OCLC:
38893050

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), How the Government Measures Unemployment, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/docs/publications/bls/govmeasunemp_bls_196205.pdf

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Date: 1962
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Consumer Price Index: History and Techniques

Consumer Price Index: History and Techniques


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Description:
This bulletin was prepared by members of the staff of the Office of Prices and Living Conditions as a historical summary covering the scope and method of compiling the Consumer Price Index, and a description of the 1964 revision of the index. Much of the material included in this bulletin was previously issued as separate articles or releases.

SUDOC:
L 2.3: 1517

OCLC:
897269

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Consumer Price Index: History and Techniques, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/docs/publications/bls/bls_no1517.pdf

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Date: 1966
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Productivity and Costs

Productivity and Costs


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Description:
The Productivity and Costs news release presents data from the Productivity and Costs program, which measures output, labor hours used in the production of that output, and costs based on compensation.

Recent issues of Productivity and Costs news releases are available from the Bureau of Labor statistics at http://www.bls.gov/schedule/archives/prod_nr.htm

SUDOC:
L 2.119: and L 2.120:

OCLC:
9278060

ISSN:
0738-2650

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Productivity and Costs, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=131

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Availability: 1971 to 2004
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Employment and Earnings Statistics for the United States - Benchmark Revisions

Employment and Earnings Statistics for the United States - Benchmark Revisions


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Description:
Periodically, the BLS adjusts its industry employment series to more recent benchmarks to correct for sampling variability and for changes in industrial activity of establishments. These documents were published as Bulletins of the BLS.

SUDOC:
L 2.3:1312

OCLC:
2711099, 958410, 12000403

ISSN:
0071-013X, 0271-4787, 1047-059X

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Employment and Earnings Statistics for the United States - Benchmark Revisions, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=189

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Availability: 1973 to 1996
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Employment Situation

Employment Situation


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Description:
The Employment Situation news release presents data from the Current Population Survey (household survey) and the Current Employment Statistics Survey (establishment survey). The publication presents a summary of the data from the two surveys, followed by data presented in tables.
Archived news releases are available on the website of the Bureau of Labor Statistics for 1994-present .

SUDOC:
L 2.53/2

OCLC:
45954733

ISSN:
0364-491X

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Employment Situation, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=144

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Availability: 1973 to 1994
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

CPI Detailed Report

CPI Detailed Report


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Description:
The CPI Detailed Report (continues Consumer Price Index) is a monthly publication issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics beginning in 1974. The publication reports on consumer price movements, including statistical tables and technical notes. Statistics covers in detail two indexes: consumer price index for all uban consumers (CPI-U) and the consumer price index for wage earners and clerical workers (CPI-W).

Recent issues of the CPI Detailed Report are available from the Bureau of Labor statistics at http://www.bls.gov/cpi/cpi_dr.htm

SUDOC:
L 2.38/3

OCLC:
2251913

ISSN:
0095-926X

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), CPI Detailed Report, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=58

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Availability: 1974 to 2014
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

U.S. Working Women: A Chartbook

U.S. Working Women: A Chartbook


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Description:
This chartbook presents data on the characteristics of American working women during the years 1950-1974. Data focuses on the labor force participation of women (employment and unemployment), marital and family status, income, and education.
Published as Bulletin 1880 of the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

SUDOC:
L 2.3:1880

OCLC:
1602113

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), U.S. Working Women: A Chartbook, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/docs/publications/w_uswwchart1880/bls_1880_uswwchart.pdf

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Date: 1975
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

U.S. Working Women: A Databook

U.S. Working Women: A Databook


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Description:
A presentation of data and text on the characteristics of working women in the United States and changing trends in the preceding 25 years. Most of the data used in this publication came from the Current Population Survey conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Bulletin 1977 of the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

SUDOC:
L 2.3:1977

OCLC:
4137055

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), U.S. Working Women: A Databook, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/docs/publications/wb_usww/bls_1977_uswwdata.pdf

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Date: 1977
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Employment and Earnings, States and Areas

Employment and Earnings, States and Areas


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Description:
Published as Bulletins of the BLS.

Publication history:
Employment and Earnings Statistics for States and Areas - 1962-1967
Employment and Earnings, States and Areas - 1969-1979
Employment, Hours, and Earnings, States and Areas Data - 1984-

SUDOC:
L 2.3:

OCLC:
3437182, 4017666, 10672299

ISSN:
0082-9048

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Employment and Earnings, States and Areas, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=245

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Availability: 1977 to 1994
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Producer Prices and Price Indexes

Producer Prices and Price Indexes


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Description:
Producer Prices and Price Indexes is a monthly news release issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor. Included are average changes over time in the selling prices received by domestic producers for their output. Prices included are from the first commercial transaction for many products and some services.

Publication History:
1/1956-2/1978: Wholesale Prices & Price Indexes
3/1978 – 12/1984: Producer Prices & Price Indexes
1/1985 – 6/1996: Producer Price Indexes (expanded version)
7/1996-present: PPI Detailed Report

Recent issues of PPI Detailed Report are available from the Bureau of Labor statistics at http://www.bls.gov/ppi/ppi_dr.htm

SUDOC:
L 2.61

OCLC:
3941229

ISSN:
0161-7311, 0882-5270

Citation:
United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Producer Prices and Price Indexes, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 26, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=63

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Availability: 1978 to 2014
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics


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