Spoiler alert: 60 white men gathered in Salem to write the constitution. Imagine the result. Historian and author Kenneth Coleman will discuss the historical context of the Oregon Constitutional Convention and the ultimate outcome of debates surrounding slavery, racial exclusion, and women's suffrage. This Brown Bag lecture is free and open to the public. While you're at OHS, take a look at the 1857 Oregon Constitution, on display until September 3, 2018.