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Contribute Financially to the Journal of Slavery and Data Preservation

One of the most important ways you can help the Journal of Slavery and Data Preservation is through monetary donations. These generous gifts will be foundational support to help maintain and share this project with the world. The JSDP and are housed at Michigan State University's Matrix: Center for Digital Humanities & Social Sciences.

Make a gift online by using your credit card. You will be redirected to our Michigan State University Online Giving Page. Under “Areas to Support” begin typing “Enslaved” and the “Enslaved Digital History Project Fund” will populate. This is where you can make a gift directly to Once you’ve selected the fund, follow the directions and you will be led to check out.

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Make a gift via check. Address the check to Michigan State University with Matrix – JSDP in the memo line. Mail your check to:

University Development
University Advancement
Spartan Way 535 Chestnut Road, Room 300
East Lansing, MI 48824

Connect us with datasets and resources

If you have data about the historical slave trade, or know of any other datasets that should include, please email us at We are open to discussing all projects, data types, and contributions.