The Value of a Dollar: 1860-2014

Editor: Grey House Publishing
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Grey House Publishing

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-61925-254-7
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Economics
Image Count: 295
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The Value of a Dollar records the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased from the Civil War to the present, along with facts about investment options and income opportunities.

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Table of Contents

  • The Value of a Dollar, 1860-2012 (table)
  • 1860-1899: The Age of Endeavor
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1900-1919: The Progressive Era and World War I
  • 1900-1904
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1905-1909
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1910-1914
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1915-1919
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1920-1939: Return to “Normalcy, ” the Great Depression, and Recovery
  • 1920-1924
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1925-1929
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1930-1934
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1935-1939
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1940-1959: World War II, Recovery, and the Cold War
  • 1940-1944
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1945-1949
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1950-1954
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1955-1959
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1960-1979: The Vietnam War and the Global Economy
  • 1960-1964
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1965-1969
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1970-1974
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1975-1979
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1980-1999: From Recession to the Era of Possibilities
  • 1980-1984
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1985-1989
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1990-1994
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 1995-1999
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 2000-2009: 9/11, the War on Terror, and the Aftermath
  • 2000-2004
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 2005-2009
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • 2010-2014: New Beginnings
  • 2010-2014
  • Historical Snapshot
  • Selected Income
  • Consumer Expenditures
  • Investments
  • Standard Jobs
  • Food Basket
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • Pricing Trends: 1910-2012
  • About Pricing Trends
  • Around The House
  • Bath Towel
  • Chicago Daily Tribune: Daily Paper
  • Electric Iron
  • Eureka Vacuum Cleaner
  • Flashlight Battery
  • Ladies Home Journal
  • Electric Washing Machine
  • New Home
  • New York Times—Daily Paper
  • New York Times—Sunday Paper
  • Postage Stamp for loz. First Class Mail
  • Superman Comic Book
  • Sunbeam Toaster
  • Time Magazine
  • Vogue Magazine
  • The Atlantic Monthly: Yearly Rate
  • Zippo Standard Brush Chrome Lighter
  • Fashion
  • Brooks Brothers White Button Down Shirt
  • Men's Dress (Overcoat/Trench) Coat
  • Men's Black Leather Dress Shoes
  • Men's Two-Piece Suit
  • Men's Dress Shirt
  • Men's Dress Slacks
  • Men's Sweater
  • Women's Black Purse
  • Women's Dress Suit
  • Women's High Heel Shoes
  • Women's One Piece Dress
  • Women's Skirt
  • Women's Swimsuit
  • Help Wanted
  • Average Major League Baseball Player's Salary
  • Average US National Annual Salary
  • Bookkeeper Annual Salary
  • Coal Miner Annual Salary
  • Boston Red Sox Baseball Team Payroll
  • Domestic Annual Salary
  • Durable Goods Manufacturer Annual Salary
  • Federal Hourly Minimum Wage
  • Gas & Electric Worker Annual Salary
  • Golf Master Champions Earnings
  • Medical/Health Service Provider Annual Salary
  • Playboy Playmate Modeling Fee
  • New York Yankees Baseball Team Payroll
  • President of the United States Annual Salary
  • Public School Teacher Annual Salary
  • Pulitzer Prize Award Amount
  • Railroad Worker Annual Salary
  • State & Local Government Annual Salary
  • University of South Carolina Yearly Tuition
  • United States Federal Civilian Annual Salary
  • Winning Player's Share of Football Championship Game
  • Items In The Refrigerator
  • Bread (1 loaf)
  • Butter (1 pound)
  • Cheese (1 pound)
  • Chicken (1 pound)
  • Coffee (1 pound)
  • Dr. Pepper (per serving)
  • Eggs (1 dozen)
  • Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bar
  • Margarine (1 pound)
  • McDonald's Hamburger
  • Milk (1 quart)
  • The Outdoors
  • Basketball
  • Bicycle
  • Fishing Reel
  • Hiking Boots
  • Golf Ball
  • Fishing Rod
  • Golf Clubs (1 set)
  • Hammock
  • Harley-Davidson Motorcycle
  • Lawn Mower
  • Shotgun
  • Tennis Racquet
  • The Sports Page
  • Average Ticket Price for Baseball World Series Game
  • Average Ticket Price for Chicago Cubs Baseball Game
  • Average Ticket Price for Denver Broncos Football Game
  • Average Ticket Price for Football Super Bowl Game
  • Kentucky Derby Winners
  • National Basketball Association's Network TV Contracts
  • Travel & Entertainment
  • Adult Ticket to Disneyland
  • Airline Ticket from New York City to Chicago
  • Average Movie Ticket Price
  • Average Price of Ford Automobile
  • Bottle of Beaulieu Vineyard Wine
  • Hotel Nightly Rate
  • Ocean Cruise from New York City to Bermuda
  • Rail Fare from New York City to San Francisco
  • Suitcase
  • Roll of Film
  • Ticket to Broadway Show
  • General Sources
  • Pricing Trends Sources
  • Bibliography