See manufacturing wages in the box below.
Wages in ARGENTINA, 1900s
Wages in AUSTRALIA, 1900s
Wages in AUSTRIA, 1900s
Wages in BELGIUM, 1900s
Wages in BULGARIA, 1900s
WAGES on CARIBBEAN ISLANDS, 1900s
Wages in CANADA, 1900s
Wages in ENGLAND, 1900s
Wages in FINLAND, 1900s
WAGES in FRANCE, 1900s
Wages in GERMANY, 1900s
Wages in IRELAND, 1900s
WAGES in ITALY, 1900s
Wages in JAPAN, 1900s
WAGES in MEXICO, 1900s
WAGES in NEW ZEALAND, 1900s
WAGES in NORWAY, 1900s
WAGES in the PHILIPPINES, 1900s
WAGES in POLAND, 1900s
Wages in RUSSIA, 1900s
Wages in SCOTLAND, 1900s
Wages in SPAIN, 1900s
WAGES in the UNITED KINGDOM, 1900s
This table (pages 664-845) has prices listed by state and city for each year from 1890-1903. Dried apples, beans, bread, butter, cheese, coffee, corn meal, eggs, flour, lard, fresh milk, molasses, potatoes, prunes, rice, sugar, tea, vinegar. Meats: beef, steaks, veal, chicken, mutton and lamb, pork, bacon, ham, fresh fish, salt fish.
Data collected by the British Board of Trade and reported in a U.S. Department of Labor report. Compares rents in 28 large eastern U.S. cities to that of England and Wales.
Prices for red brick from California, window glass, nails and lumber (fir).
Commercial catalog shows prices and images for a range of bathroom sinks (lavatories), tubs, toilets, kitchen sinks and other fixtures, cast iron radiators and more. Some fixtures are intended for public buildings rather than private homes. Source: Nelson blue book on sanitary plumbing appliances.
Tells average annual mill value per 1,000 board feet for 17 kinds of hardwood including oak, elm, hickory, walnut, maple, ash, sycamore, yellow poplar, etc.; and 14 kinds of softwood including redwood, spruce, cedar and several firs and pines. Source: Statistical Abstract of the U.S, 1937 edition, table #688.
Shows average value for farm land and buildings from 1850-1982. See values for AL, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY. See data considerations for explanation. Source: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture report.
Average dollar value per acre for farm land (along with any buildings on the land), broken out by U.S. region. Source: 1930 Census of Agriculture.
Shows price of farm land by county, by the acre. Source: U.S. Dept of the Interior.
Counties are discussed in short chapters, with each addressing land prices.
Book does not list averages, instead lists farms and farmhouses for sale along with amenities and asking price.
Shows prices by city for illumination and fuel gas in households.
MOTOR TRUCKS and COMMERCIAL VEHICLE PRICES
OTHER TRANSPORTATION PRICES
"New York Fashions," the catalog of the National Cloak & Suit Company, shows ready-made clothing and made-to-order garments for women, girls and infants.
Chicago retailer (Chas. S. Stevens & Bros.) mail order catalog with prices.
Saks catalog shows prices for women's and men's garments designed for traveling in automobiles, including goggles, gloves and other supplies. See also an earlier edition showing clothing for 1905.
Shows how much U.S. farmers paid for farm tools, implements and supplies, work gloves, shirts and shoes, shotguns, tobacco, wagons, building materials such as nails and shingles, and household items such as dishes and fruit jars, washtubs and buckets. Source: US Dept of Agriculture Yearbook (1923), Table 679.
Shows prices of carriages, buggies, surreys, farm implements such as plows and cultivators, carts, engines, tools, equipment and supplies for the year 1900. Tables extend from page 14-28 in this U.S. Dept of Agriculture report.
Tables of prices paid for farming implements and supplies by members of the agricultural industry from include IL, ND, SC and Texas can be found on pages 1094-1117 of this source.
Well-illustrated catalog shows each product for sale. Includes plows, cultivators, planters and harrows. Source: B.F. Avery & Sons catalog.
See the cost of farm wagons, mowers, horse shoes, clothing, boots, lumber, coal oil and more in "Cost of living up," Salt Lake Herald newspaper, March 29, 1900, p. 5, c. 3.
In the 1900-1909 decade, 4% to 5% of the population aged 18-21 enrolled in college. Source: U.S. Bureau of Education.
OTHER COLLEGE EXPENSES
Prices in ARGENTINA, 1900s
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 HUNGARY, 1900s
Prices in INDIA, 1900s
Prices in IRELAND, 1900s
Prices in ITALY, 1900s
Prices in MEXICO, 1900s
Prices in POLAND, 1900s
Prices in the PHILIPPINES, 1900s
Prices in RUSSIA, 1900s
Prices in SWEDEN, 1900s
Sources showing prices in MULTIPLE COUNTRIES, 1900s
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