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Cost of Living in the United States, 1917-1919 [electronic resource] United States Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Publication:
Ann Arbor, Mich. : Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1985.
Format/Description:
Datafile
1 online resource.
Edition:
5th ICPSR ed
Series:
ICPSR (Series) ; 8299.
ICPSR 8299
Cost of Living Survey Series 8299
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Subjects:
Cost and standard of living -- United States -- Statistics.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
This collection contains data obtained from families of wage earners or salaried workers in industrial locales scattered throughout the United States. The purpose of the survey was to estimate the cost of living of a ''typical'' American family. The completed questionnaires contain information about income sources and family expenditures including specific quantities and costs of food, housing, clothing, fuel, furniture, and miscellaneous household items for the calendar year. Demographic characteristics recorded for each household member include relationship to head, age, sex, occupation, weeks spent in the household and employed, wage rate, and total earnings.
Contents:
Part 1: Data File
Notes:
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30.
Start: 1917; and end: 1919.
Contributor:
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.