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In one controversy early in his term, Milk agreed with fellow Supervisor Dan White, whose district was located two miles south of the Castro, that a mental health facility for troubled adolescents should not be placed there.
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Though he did not win his race, Milk established himself as a highly effective speaker and organizer. He thoroughly enjoyed campaigning, and his success was evident.
DVD, Pacific Arts, Although he was skilled at his job, co-workers sensed that Milk's heart was not in his work. He took whatever opportunity came along to promote himself. The suspect is Supervisor Dan White.
Other ashes were encapsulated and buried beneath the sidewalk in front of Castro Street, where Castro Camera had been located. Sincethe story of Harvey Milk has been featured in the first openly gay elected official in California before he exhibitions created by the GLBT Historical Societya San Francisco—based museum, archives, and research center, to which the estate of Scott Smith donated Milk's personal belongings that were preserved after his death.
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Milk, however, considered seeking a position in the California State Assembly. Dallas Voice , October 10, Colorado this month elected the country's first openly gay governor. Retrieved June 21, Foster told Milk, "There's an old saying in the Democratic Party. Harvey Milk Foundation.