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Dan White Out-of-Los Angeles rally
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Mendoza, Javier
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Dan White (1946-1985) was a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors who assassinated San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and fellow Supervisor, Harvey Milk on November 27, 1978 at City Hall. White was convicted of manslaughter rather than first-degree murder and was given a seven-year sentence, of which he served five. White was paroled in 1984 and fearing he would be killed in retaliation for his crimes, he was secretly transported to Los Angeles where he served a year's parole. Upon completion of his parole, White chose to move back to San Francisco. On October 21, 1985, Dan White committed suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning. He is buried at Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno, California.
Photograph caption dated January 14, 1984, reads, "Protester at Dan White Out of Los Angeles Committee's rally lets feelings be known." This protest was held outside of Los Angeles City Hall.
1 photographic print :b&w ;34 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
White, Dan,--1946-1985--Public opinion
Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Murderers--California--San Francisco
Hate crimes--California--San Francisco
Gays--California--Los Angeles
Gay activists--California--Los Angeles
Demonstrations--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Protest movements--California--Los Angeles
City halls--California--Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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