What is a Dollar Worth?
By Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
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This calculator uses the Consumer Price Index (CPI) to calculate inflation comparisons from 1913 to present. The CPI is a measure of the average change in prices over time in a market basket of goods and services. The Bureau of Labor Statistics releases CPI data monthly.
What's New in Version 1.1
New CPI number for 2016, updated CPI number for 2015
Cute, but that's it.
Just a simple calculator. Didn't know what to expect, but answers the question of "what did it cost be back then?" according to the consumer price index.