OPEN ARCHIVES OF KAUNAS
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Laisvės Alėja (Freedom Ave.)

Aleksandra: “I lived just next to Laisvės Alėja.

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Sobor

Asija: “The most important place for me was the Sobor.

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Rotušės square

Fruma: "My first childhood memories connected to Kaunas are very warm.

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1921 / 1936

Museum of War

Alvydas Vaitkevičius: I cannot stop myself from sharing certain interesting pages with the memories about our old War Museum.

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1997

Vytautas Magnus University

Greta: To me, VMU equals study years.

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2011 / 2013

Vine café Taškas A

(Operating from 2011 to 2013).

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Nauja Romuva
1993

Romuva cinema

Vitalijus: I remember Romuva from my childhood.

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maironis
 

Monument for Maironis

 

Oakwood Park

Memories about Oakwood Park by people of Kaunas.

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1930 / 1940

"Versalis"

Liuda Riaukienė: “My grandparents Povilas and Vanda Tarnauskai were shareholders of Versalis company.

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Miesto Sodas (City Garden) during the Soviet times

Arkadijus Vinokuras (member of the "Company"): We were proud of Kaunas, and the situation of Lithuania hurt us, so a lot of us would carry a litas coin featuring Duke Vytautas from the Smetona times.

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1975

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) and its dorms

Alma: Some time ago, this university was called Kaunas Polytechnic Institute and the campus was built only around 1975.

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Lions of the War Museum

In December, 2018 The lions that are protecting the entrance to Vytautas Magnus War Museum commemorate their 85th anniversary.

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1991

Baptist Church

Pastor Vladimiras Sereda: "/.../ In 1980, I came to Lithuania with my wife after our wedding. As people of faith, we were looking for some community.

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1989

Garden reconstruction of war museum

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Laisvės Ave.

Asija: “In the evenings, Laisvės Avenue was full of people.

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1932

Lithuanian yacht club

Gintaras Vitulskis: These pictures are from the 1930s: in one of them, there is a festive formation of yachtsmen (or maybe sea scouts) captured as seen from Aleksotas, and the other one with Aleksotas in the background. In 1932, the yacht club was established next to Aleksotas bridge in a building floating on a pontoon platform, the so called brandwacht.

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Lions of the War Museum

Žilvinas: “My brother and I, we are twins.

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Jewish Hospital

Rimantas Viedrynaitis: “I was born in Kaunas, the Jewish Hospital.

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Yacht club

Solveiga Lukminaitė: My brightest memories are related to my favourite places in Kaunas, especially Kaunas yacht club.

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