Harvey Milk as a Child | Harvey Milk with his Parents | Harvey Moves to San Francisco | Harvey Campaigns | Harvey’s Bullhorn | Harvey Gets Elected | Harvey with the Mayor | What Happened to Harvey | We Remember Harvey
Harvey Milk as a Child
Harvey was born in New York.
This is Harvey on his horse around the time he was in first grade.
Harvey Milk with his Parents
This is Harvey with his parents. His mother’s name was Minerva and his father’s name was William. They were from Russia. They moved to New York before Harvey was born.
Harvey Moves to San Francicso
When Harvey was an adult, he moved to San Francisco. This picture shows Harvey in the Gay Pride Parade with some of his friends.
Harvey believed that all people should be respected. He wanted to make San Francisco a safe place for everyone. So he decided to run for Supervisor.
Harvey worked hard to get elected. He used this bullhorn to speak to crowds.
This bullhorn is on display at our school.
Harvey Gets Elected
The first two times Harvey tried he lost. But in 1976 he won. Many people were excited! This picture shows Harvey right after he was elected.
Harvey with the Mayor
This is Harvey with Mayor George Moscone. They worked together at City Hall.
What Happened to Harvey?
This is Dan White. He didn’t like Harvey. They worked together, but they didn’t always agree. One day Dan White got very angry. He got a gun and killed Harvey and the Mayor.
We Remember Harvey
Every year, many people light candles to remember Harvey. They remember the good things that he did. They also remember the terrible thing that happened to Harvey and the Mayor, George Moscone.