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Empress Joséphine | Happily Ever After | Elusive Story

Empress Joséphine is most often known as the wife of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte–the irony being that neither of them were particularly French. Josephine was born and raised on Martinique, a Caribbean island in the Atlantic that had changed hands several times between major European powers during the 1700s. And Napoleon was born on the…

Katrina Van Tassel | Social Liberals | Elusive Story

In Washington Irving’s Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Katrina Van Tassel is the 18-year-old women who is the subject of Ichabod Crane’s and Abraham Van Brunt’s affections. And that’s pretty much it. But what if she played a much larger role in the story, one that helped to establish the philosophy of Social Liberals via Oxford…

Elusive Story

How does Elusive Story look back at history, at the injustice, and find inspiration? By doing three things. Understanding what happened Learning what we can from history Moving forward to a better future That’s where our series Alt HerStory comes into play. What did happen, what could have happened, and what does the future hold.…