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Period 112SITES OF MEMORY


2a
1990

Dismantling of Lenin monument

Gintaras: "One detail stuck to my mind from the dismantling of Leninas monument: next to Donelaičio Street, under a tree, I saw an elderly couple, probably of Russian nationality.

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Linksmakalnis

Svetlana: “I was living in Siberia and came to Lithuania from Irkutsk when I was 32 years old.

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1956 Arunas Alesius pusbrolis Vytautas pussesere Laimute ir seuo Ruta
 

Lions of the War Museum and Meteorai band

Arūnas: “I spent my childhood and youth in Kaunas.

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mociute ir senelis sanciai
 

Šančiai during the Interwar Period

daugiau foto negaliu prisegti, galbūt galiu persiųsti el. paštu?

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1988

Church of St. Gertrude

Gintaras Vitulskis: The first victory.

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Oakwood Park

Memories about Oakwood Park by people of Kaunas.

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Prieplauka

Audronė: „Prieplaukos krantinę vadindavom cimbruvka.

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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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Laisves statula
1990

A rally next to the Freedom monument

Mindaugas Kavaliauskas: It was a rally to support the Act of March 11 and show our unity.

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Juozas Polis Kauno centras
1970 / 1990

Looking down from the Resurrection Church

Grafas: This photo hangs on a wall in my house.

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vyrai baltais2
 

Siūlų street

Fruma: "We were hiding in Petrašiūnai, a place that was not considered to be part of the city.

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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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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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1949

Vienybės (Unity) Square after the war

Lili Kristina Vaičekauskaitė-Čepauskienė: If someone is collecting historical material, there is an interesting episode.

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Kaunas Trade Union House

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

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Rotušės aikštė

Audronė: ,,Gyvenau ir ligi šiol gyvenu name, kuriame yra ,,Medžiotojų užeigos“ restoranas.

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Laisvės Ave.

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

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Ramybės park (Kaunas Old Cemetery)

Eugenija: "I lived nearby.

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Kaunas Castle Bus Stop during the Soviet times

Liucija: I arrived from the sea coast to study in Vilnius.

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Vytautas Park

Neringa: In childhood, our parents would bring us to Vytauto Park.

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