Clio Visualizing History


News & Reviews

On the Past Present podcast of June 12, 2017, Natalia Mehlman Petrzela talked about Click! and called it an “incredible” and “wonderful” website. (Episode 87). Her comments begin at 47:25. Listen here.

Press Release: Click! Team Presents at the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians, June 2017. Read more.

HASTAC (the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory) posted a review of Click! by Christina Davidson on April 2, 2017. Davidson writes that “the digital exhibition succeeds brilliantly and appears to be current with modern scholarship on the many subjects covered—no easy task.” Read more.

Women's Media Center Live with Robin Morgan

On her podcast Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan, Robin Morgan talked with Susan Ware about Click! on May 21, 2016 (Episode #168). The interview starts around minute 15. Listen online, here.

Vermont Woman magazine featured Click! in a cover story by Rickey Gard Diamond, titled “Click! Is a Lasting Legacy,” in its November 2015 issue. Download PDF. For best results, we suggest viewing the PDF in a PDF viewer such as Adobe Acrobat.

The National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites includes Click! as one of its “favorite women’s history sites” on its links page. Check it out.

Read our initial Press Release: Click! New Online History Exhibit Explores the Women’s Movement and the Expansion of Feminism after World War II

How to Navigate our Interactive Timeline

You will find unique content in each chapter’s timeline.

Place the cursor over the timeline to scroll up and down within the timeline itself. If you place the cursor anywhere else on the page, you can scroll up and down in the whole page – but the timeline won’t scroll.

To see what’s in the timeline beyond the top or bottom of the window, use the white “dragger” located on the right edge of the timeline. (It looks like a small white disk with an up-arrow and a down-arrow attached to it.) If you click on the dragger, you can move the whole timeline up or down, so you can see more of it. If the dragger won’t move any further, then you’ve reached one end of the timeline.

Click on one of the timeline entries and it will display a short description of the subject. It may also include an image, a video, or a link to more information within our website or on another website.

Our timelines are also available in our Resource Library in non-interactive format.

Timeline Legend

  1. Yellow bars mark entries that appear in every chapter

  2. This icon indicates a book

  3. This icon indicates a film

1971 The Click! Moment

The idea of the “Click! moment” was coined by Jane O’Reilly. “The women in the group looked at her, looked at each other, and ... click! A moment of truth. The shock of recognition. Instant sisterhood... Those clicks are coming faster and faster. They were nearly audible last summer, which was a very angry summer for American women. Not redneck-angry from screaming because we are so frustrated and unfulfilled-angry, but clicking-things-into-place-angry, because we have suddenly and shockingly perceived the basic disorder in what has been believed to be the natural order of things.” Article, “The Housewife's Moment of Truth,” published in the first issue of Ms. Magazine and in New York Magazine. Republished in The Girl I Left Behind, by Jane O'Reilly (Macmillan, 1980). Jane O'Reilly papers, Schlesinger Library.