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Storm, Garold F.



Garold F. Storm and his spouse Fredrick J. Zydek were the founding pastors of Omaha's Metropolitan Community Church.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Fredrick J. Zydek Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0078
Content Description The Fredrick J. Zydek papers primarily document his work and career as a poet. Zydek’s collection thoroughly documents his poetry with a folder of material about each of his poems containing drafts and final versions of the poems as well as correspondence with publishers when the poems were published, which was frequently the case (15 cubic feet). Many of Zydek’s poems were published and they covered a range of topics. The collection also includes his short stories. Folders of material about...
Dates: circa 1965-2016

Fredrick Zydek Videos, 2013-2016

Scope and Contents

Videos created by Fredrick Zydek include readings of his writings, the history of Metropolitan Community Church of Omaha (MCC Omaha), family history, LGBT topics such as “Native American Gay History,” and other videos reflecting Zydek’s interests. All videos are available for viewing from Zydek’s YouTube page at as of February 10, 2017.

Dates: 2013-2016

Joyce Storm Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSS-0079
Content Description The scrapbook of Joyce Storm is from the period in 1943 when she was hospitalized at the St. Joseph’s hospital in Omaha, Nebraska where she was given the Sister Kenny treatment for her polio. Storm’s scrapbook is largely composed of greeting cards sent to her while she was away from her home in Royal, Nebraska along with a few letters and news clippings about her hospitalization. The greeting cards are typical of the period and include contemporary topics such as references to World War II...
Dates: 1943

Reverend Garold Storm, Application and Beginning at MCC Omaha, 1963 - 1964, 1973 - 1974

 File — Box 2
Scope and Contents

Programs and sermons from the early 1960s when Storm was a Methodist pastor in Pleasant Dale, Nebraska. This series contains study for a license to preach documents and the correspondence among church members regarding Storm’s interest in joining MCCO.

Dates: 1963 - 1964; 1973 - 1974