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Prices and Wages by Decade: 1900-1909

Links to U. S. government documents listing retail prices for typical consumer purchases, and wages for common occupations. All data is for the United States unless specifically indicated.

Wages in the U.S., 1900-1909

 

WAGES by OCCUPATION / INDUSTRY

WAGES reported at the STATE AND LOCAL LEVEL

 

Wages in Foreign Countries, 1900-1909

Wages in MULTIPLE COUNTRIES

Click the tabs above for single countries.

Wages in AUSTRALIA

Wages in AUSTRIA

Wages in CANADA

Wages in GERMANY

Wages in SPAIN, 1900s

WAGES in the PHILIPPINES

WAGES in the UNITED KINGDOM

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Prices in the U.S., 1900-1909

 

PRICES of MERCHANDISE AND DRY GOODS

 

PRICES for HOUSING, REAL ESTATE and BUILDING MATERIALS

 

PRICES for SERVICES

 

PRICES for TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION

 

COST OF A COLLEGE EDUCATION

Cost of Living and Consumer Expenditures, 1900-1909

Prices in Foreign Countries, 1900-1909

Sources showing prices in MULTIPLE COUNTRIES, 1900s

Click the tabs above for single countries.

Prices in AUSTRALIA, 1900s

Prices in AUSTRIA, 1900s

Prices in BELGIUM, 1900s

Prices in CANADA, 1900s

Prices in FRANCE, 1900s

Prices in GERMANY, 1900s

Prices in GREAT BRITAIN, 1900s

Prices in INDIA, 1900s

Prices in IRELAND, 1900s

Prices in ITALY, 1900s

Prices in the PHILIPPINES, 1900s

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Timeline -- Major Economic Events of the 1900s

"75 Years of American Finance: A Graphic Presentation 1861-1935"
Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis.

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