Oral history interview with Beck Bertinshaw Richins Miller, conducted by Becky B. Lloyd (audio and transcript)

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Title Oral history interview with Beck Bertinshaw Richins Miller, conducted by Becky B. Lloyd (audio and transcript)
Description In this interview, Beck Miller discusses his educational background and working for the Utah Property Management Associates (UMPA) in several positions. Miller began as a security guard, then secretary, then an industrial lighting technician and now a building engineer with UMPA. Miller discusses being transgender while being a practicing member of the Church of Jesus Christs of Latter-day Saints and how switching from a secretary position to a more blue collar position was beneficial for his gender identity and mental health. Miller discusses his introduction to kayaking as a way to deal with emotional distress and beginning to kayak on the Great Salt Lake. Miller discusses being the first person to kayak the entire Great Salt Lake in a multi-day trip.
Creator Miller, Beck Bertinshaw Richins
Contributor Llyod, Becky B.
Date 2015-03-15
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Subject Great Salt Lake (Utah); Outdoor recreation; Kayaking; Transgender men; Latter Day Saints
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Collection Number and Name A1310 Great Salt Lake Oral History Collection
Type Text; Sound
Format application/pdf
Extent 40 pages; 1:47
Language eng
Rights Holder Miller, Beck
Relation https://archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/ark:80444/xv48007
ARK ark:/87278/s6wwsf84
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Is Part of Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project
Setname uum_gslohc
ID 1732680
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6wwsf84
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