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Period 112SITES OF MEMORY


Namai Laisves alejoje
 

A house in Laisvės Alėja

Alvydas Vaitkevičius: I am sending several photos by a famous photographer from the Soviet times, Stanislovas Lukošius which he gave me before he passed away.

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1946

Flood in 1946

Lili Kristina Vaičekauskaitė-Čepauskienė: The flood of 1946 in Kaunas was a very strong one.

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3. Paminklo vaizdas is priekio
1972

1972, Romas Kalanta

(Saulius Eduardas Pauliukonis, actor of Šiauliai Drama Theatre, former actor of Kaunas Pantomime troupe, who worked in Kaunas Drama Theatre with director J.

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Demokratų (Democrats) Square

Dobrė: “The action was held in November 1941: at 6 pm we were lined up.

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S. Darius and S. Girėnas

Eugenija: "I saw the graves of Darius and Girėnas in the institute.I was admitted to the medicine institute in 1945.

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1933 / 1937

Ice-rinks of the Temporary Capital

Roberto: When ice hockey was the most popular winter sport in Kaunas, the teams of Kauno Jachtclubas, LFLS and Makabi had their own ice-rinks.

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Railway station

Siegfried: “Just at the outskirts of Kaunas, I was dug up by locomotive firemen and picked up like some kitten.

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kki ledo ciuozykla
1956 / 1961

Ice-rink in Žaliakalnis

The ice rink in front of the State Institute of Physical Education was a favourite place for the youth of Žaliakalnis

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Kestutis Jakstas Aleksotas
 

Aleksotas

Kęstutis: „Augau Aleksote, S.

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1997

Russian Aesthetic Education Centre

A.K.: Russian Aesthetic Education Centre later received the name of Mstislav Dobuzhinsky.

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Kauno pilis

Audronė: „Pilis dabar atrodo visai kitaip.

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Expression dance troupe "Sonata"

Liucija and Daiva: "Sonata" was an integral part of our youthful life, just like lessons, it was the same with dancing.

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Ramybės park (Kaunas Old Cemetery)

Eugenija: "I lived nearby.

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3. Solveiga Lukminaite. Kauno Laisves al. fontanas 1996 m. vasara
1994 / 1998

Fountain in Laisvės Ave

Solveiga Lukminaitė: My memories related to Laisvės alėja (Avenue) are only positive ones.

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Kaunas Trade Union House

Gercas: "Basically, all amateur activities had to go through a selection process.

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Vilijampole 5
 

Vilijampolė

Jolita: My grandparents lived "on the hill", in Vilijampolė.

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tarnausku seima vienybes aikste
 

Family in front of War Museum

1 photographPovilas and Vanda Tarnauskai, shareholders of the restaurant Versalis, with their daughter at the War Museum .

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Movie theatre "Senasis trestas" [The Old Trust]

Elena: "While drinking my morning tea, I read an article about the old Kaunas movie theatres:" It's incredible, but today in Kaunas, out of almost 40 old movie theatres, only one had survived and is still operating.

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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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tarnausku seima sventinis pasiplaukiojimas nemunu
 

Bridge for Vytautas Magnus

1 photographPovilas (first to the right) and Vandas (second to the left), Tarnauskas, restaurant "Versalis" shareholders, festive visit to Nemunas.

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