OPEN ARCHIVES OF KAUNAS
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Ramybės (Serenity) Park

Asija: ”A protest happened in Ramybės (Serenity) Park, after which it was decided to remove the cemetery located in the park.

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1945 / 1998

Cinema in Šančiai

Gintaras Vitulskis: After the war, when the wooden cinema Lyra (Lyre) burned to the ground, and Taika (Peace) cinema theatre had not been built yet, the Methodist church was nationalized and turned into a cinema theatre.

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1990 / 2000

Žvangutis kindergarten

Gabrielė: Early morning.

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1994

Merkurijus

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Laisvės Ave.

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

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1955 / 1965

Smėlynas (The Sands; P. Vileišio Square)

Petras Vileišis Square (or Smėlynė, as it was called by the residents of Kaunas) was a place famous for horse racing.

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Lions of the War Museum

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

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Ąžuolynas (Oakwood Park)

Alma: It is very nice to remember how people would gather in the Oakwood Park.

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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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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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Laisvės Ave. 3

Asija: “When the family got too big, we received a room in Laisvės Ave.

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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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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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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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Demokratų (Democrats) Square

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

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The Zoo

Kęstutis: "We were living at Gričiupio Street, where the current KTU student campus is located.

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1991

Posters in Student Square

Gintaras: Posters started to appear in Kaunas, just like in Vilnius, after the bloody events of January 13.

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Šančiai during the Interwar Period

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Rotušės square

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

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1994

Café at Artists' House

Greta: If someone asked which place of student life is the dearest to me, I would say that it's Artists' House.

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