The ARRT first started testing and registering X-ray Technicians.
Alf Borquist was the first registered X-ray technician in Oregon.
Lavilla Perry was registered as an X-ray technician in Oregon.
Lavilla Perry and Alf Borquist were appointed to represent Oregon at the June 1928 convention of theAmerican Society of X-ray Technicians (ASXT) in Chicago.
Perry and Borquist called a meeting in October of 1928 to discuss organizing a local society.
The group met again in November to approve the constitution and by-laws. They also patterned an application after the one used by the ASXT and adopted the name Oregon Technicians Society of Roentgenology.
The name was changed to Oregon Society of Radiographers.
Interstate meetings were held in Centralia, WA
The name was changed again to Oregon Society of of X-Ray Technicians (OSXT).
The OSXT re-affiliated with the ASXT.
A banquet was held to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the OSXT.
The Oregon Technical Institute (now OIT) started its Rad Tech program, it was a technician program.
The state was divided into 9 districts. At this time there were 161 registered technicians in the OSXT.
The first recorded mention that the organization has an official bulletin, The Skiagram.
The twenty fifth anniversary of the OSXT was held at a convention in Klamath Falls in April 1953 at the Willard Hotel and Oregon Technical Institute.
Downtown Klamath Falls - Circa 1955 The Oregon Vocational School / OTI campus
Alfred B. Greene, executive secretary of the American Registry of X-ray Technicians, was the principle speaker at the OSXT meeting in Eugene.
Loraine Smith was elevated to Fellow at the 32nd meeting of the ASXT in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The names of the ASXT and OSXT appear to have changed to ASRT and OSRT in publications.
Alice Sharp was one of the first 3 Oregon technologists registered in radiation therapy, at that time there were only 150 in the nation.
Former OSRT President Edna Wanke was President of the NW Conference and presided over their meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.