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Sweeney, Terry

 Person

Terry Sweeney is the life partner of Pat Phalen. He was an employee of US West for 31 years.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Community Service Award to Terry Sweeney, circa 1988

 Item
Identifier: MSS0077_obj_006
Scope and Contents Photograph of an award given to Terry Sweeney by the Imperial Court of Nebraska (ICON) for community service. The plaque is in the shape of Nebraska made of wood with a silver face and black type.

Award Reads: "Imperial Court of Nebraska Community Service Award Presented to Terry Sweeney - Coronation VIII."

EAGLE Award 1990, March 24, 1990

 Item
Identifier: MSS0077_obj_014
Scope and Contents Photograph of an award given to Terry Sweeney by EAGLE (Employee Association for Gays & Lesbians). The plaque is rectangular in shape with a wood back, silver frame, and pink face with white type. Item has various scratches on front side and was produced by Regal Awards in Omaha, NE.

Award reads, "EAGLE - Employee Association for Gays & Lesbians - A USWest Research Group - Presents Terry Sweeney The 1990 EAGLE Regional Award of Merit - Presented in recognition and ...

EAGLE Regional Award of Merit to Terry Sweeney, 1996, May 17, 1996

 Item
Identifier: MSS0077_obj_012
Scope and Contents Photograph of an award given to Terry Sweeney by EAGLE (Employee Association for Gays & Lesbians). The plaque is rectangular in shape and made of wood with a pink face and white type. Item has some scratches on front side.

Award reads, "EAGLE - Employee Association for Gays & Lesbians - A USWest Resource Group - Presents Terry Sweeney The 1996 EAGLE Regional Award of Merit - Presented in recognition and appreciation of your outstanding contributions to EAGLE's goals and ...

EAGLE Stonewall Award, 1995

 Item
Identifier: MSS0077_obj_025
Scope and Contents

Employee Association For Gays and Lesbians award given to Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen. (The New Voice of Nebraska, Vol. June 1995, Page 25: http://queeromahaarchives.omeka.net/items/show/1689)

The award is a bronzed eagle mounted upon a wood pedestal. The pedestal has mounts on three sides each is a black field bordered with a gold edge and gold engraving. The pedestal mounts ...

Fantasy Award to Pat Phalen and Terry Sweeney, circa 2000

 Item
Identifier: MSS0077_obj_009
Scope and Contents Photograph of Fantasy award given to Pat Phalen and Terry Sweeney. The plaque is in the shape of the state of Nebraska and is made of wood with a black face and gold type. Some scratches on reverse side.

Award reads, "Fantasy Award - Pat & Terry - To thank you for your time, dedication, support, and help in making "Fantasy" such a success since its beginning. You are truly appreciated. Dustin & Bob."

Founder's 500 Award, circa 2000

 Item
Identifier: MSS0077_obj_003
Scope and Contents Photograph of award given to Patrick Phalen and Terry Sweeney by Metropolitan Community Church of Omaha, Nebraska. The award is a clear plastic top with a black base.

Award reads, "Founder's 500 - Vision Architects for Metropolitan Community Churches - "Because of your faith and boldness" -Philemon 1:6-7 - Mr. Patrick Phalen & Mr. Terry Sweeney."

"Loud and Proud" Pride Flag, Circa 1990

 Item
Identifier: MSS0077_obj_027
Scope and Contents Photograph of a pride flag made by Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen. The flag was carried in several Pride parades including the 1993 March on Washington and was on display at many Pride events.

Description provided by donor Terry Sweeney: "Living here in the midwest carries a stigma of being in the middle of nowhere and always behind times. The LGBT community would see other 'more progressive' areas and their efforts surrounding pride celebrations. Those celebrations always seemed to be ...

Nebraska Pluralism Council Award to Terry Sweeney, 1989, December 7, 1989

 Item
Identifier: MSS0077_obj_007
Scope and Contents Photograph of an award of appreciation given to Terry Sweeney by the Nebraska Pluralism Council. Plaque is in the shape of the state of Nebraska and made of wood with a white face and silver type.

Award reads, "The Nebraska Pluralism Council - In Appreciation to Terry Sweeney - For Outstanding Commitment to the Vision - December 7, 1989." In the upper left corner it reads, "We succeed through people."

Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0077
Content Description

The Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers document some of their interests and life together in Omaha, Nebraska in the late 20th and early 21st centuries including participating in Marches on Washington (1987, 1993), writing the regional newsletter/magazine The New Voice for a decade, Phalen’s reign as ICON Emperor, the Omaha leather scene, safe sex and HIV/AIDS education, workplace activism, and other activities of the local LGBTQ community. The collection includes newsletters, event ...

The New Voice Appreciation Award to Terry Sweeney, 1994, March 1994

 Item
Identifier: MSS0077_obj_019
Scope and Contents Photograph of a plaque given to Terry Sweeney by The New Voice of Nebraska magazine in 1994. Award is rectangular wood with a silver face and black type.

Award reads, "The New Voice of Nebraska - Presented March 1994 to Terry Sweeney - for his many contributions to the Gay and Lesbian Community as shown by his dedication and service to The New Voice of Nebraska since 1987." The plaque includes the New Voice's logo.

The New Voice Award to Terry Sweeney, 1998, February 1, 1998

 Item
Identifier: MSS0077_obj_010
Scope and Contents Photograph of an award given to Terry Sweeney by The New Voice of Nebraska in February 1998. Award is rectangular and made of wood with a gold face and black type. Designed and produced by Graphic Concepts in Omaha, NE.

Award reads, "February 1998 - The New Voice of Nebraska - Special Recognition Presented to Terry Sweeney - For your many contributions to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community as shown by your dedication and service to the New Voice of Nebraska - ...