Collection ASM0722 - Miami as sanctuary city twitter archive

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Miami as sanctuary city twitter archive


  • 2017 (Creation)


9.6 GB

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The 2017 Miami as Sanctuary Jurisdiction Twitter Archive contains data set of tweets collected from the Twitter microblogging platform documenting the status of Miami-Dade as a sanctuary jurisdiction for immigrants to the United States.

Special Collections collected tweets relating to the following phrases and hashtags: #miamisanctuarycity, Miami #sanctuarycounty, #miamisanctuarycounty, and Miami #sancturarycity.

The tweets collected by Special Collections for this data archive do not represent an exhaustive or complete record of all tweets relating to the targeted hashtags due to restrictions on tweet volume accessed via the Twitter API.

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Due to Twitter's Terms of Service, this data archive is accessible only to the University of Miami community. For specific questions, please contact

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Due to Twitter's Terms of Service, this data archive is only accessible onsite at the University of Miami.

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This collection was acquired and collected by the University of Miami Libraries using the Python program, Twarc, developed by Ed Summers.

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Finding aid created by Kalani Adolpho, November 2020.

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