The Resource Cost of Living in the United States, 1917-1919

Cost of Living in the United States, 1917-1919

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Cost of Living in the United States, 1917-1919
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Cost of Living in the United States, 1917-1919
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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
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  • United States Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor]
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Cost of Living in the United States, 1917-1919
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  • 1917--1919
  • 8299
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ICPSR08299.v5
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Label
Cost of Living in the United States, 1917-1919
Publication
Note
  • 1917--1919
  • 8299
Control code
ICPSR08299.v5
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions

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