We are excited to announce the publication of Issue 2 of the Journal of Slavery and Data Preservation. On behalf of the entire team at Enslaved.org, we commend an impressive slate of contributors for joining us in a novel endeavor at the intersection of historical studies, anti-racism, and peer-reviewed, digital scholarly publication. We are looking to garner attention to this collection of rich data articles and could use your help! The data articles included in this Issue are:
- Legacies of British Slave-ownership, 1760-1880 Keith McClelland
- Database of Coroners’ Inquisitions Taken Over the Bodies of Enslaved, Formerly Enslaved, and Free Black Peoples in the U.S. South, 1840s-1890s Stephen Berry
- Take Them in Families: The Enslaved People of Casa Bianca Plantation, Florida Miranda R. W. Burnett & Martin H. Violette
- Contested Freedom: Free Persons of Color in Savannah, GA, 1823-1842 Marquis Taylor
- Enslaved People in the African American National Biography, 1508-1865 Steven J. Niven
- They Had Names: Representations of the Enslaved in Liberty County, Georgia, Estate Inventories, 1762-1865 Stacy Ashmore Cole
An Editors’ Introduction describes these databases according to FAIR Guiding Principles for Scientific Data Management and Stewardship.