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Period 112SITES OF MEMORY


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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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Paradas 11 07 Janonio Vienybes a. Kaune apie 1950 m
 

Parade in Janonio (Vienybės) Square

Alvydas Vaitkevičius: I found this picture at booksellers next to Merkurijus without any inscriptions or signs...

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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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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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1. Solveiga Lukminaite Kauno Jachtklube 1997 m.
 

Yacht club

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

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Dainų Slėnis (The Song Valley) of Kaunas

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Siūlų street

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

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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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1996

Stepžukė

Saulė: After high school, I got into Kaunas Stepas Žukas Technical School of Applied Arts.

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1940 / 1990

Laisvės avenue during soviet time

Writer Markas Zingeris: for me as a child, Laisvės Avenue was both freedom and a promise.

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Rotušės aikštė

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

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Picture Gallery

Liucija: I remember, when my friend and I, we would go to the Picture Gallery to visit the exhibitions.

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1941 / 1949

Oakwood Park

1 photographLili Kristina Vaičekauskaitė-Čepauskienė (2014): Me and my mother in the Oakwood Park in1947.

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Lions of the War Museum

Birutė: "It was a long time ago...When in 1955 I‘ve settled down in Kaunas together with my parents and saw the sculptures of lions in the Garden of the War Museum, I was so surprised.

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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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Kaunas mosque

Jonas: "The mosque that previously belonged to National M.

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1994

Merkurijus

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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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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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1985

A yard in Dainava district

Portraits of friends (1985) captured in the yards of Dainava microdistrict

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