OPEN ARCHIVES OF KAUNAS
Edita 1963 m erzina liutus
 

Lions of the War Museum

Rimantas: “This photo of my daughter Edita is taken in 1963, when she was 3.5-years-old.

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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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azuolynas rimante
 

Ąžuolynas (Oakwood Park)

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

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Karo muziejus Vaitkevicius
1989

The Baltic Way in the Museum of War

Indrė Žakevičienė: The most memorable event for me was the commemoration of February 16 in 1989 in Santaka Stadium and the “analogue” of the Baltic Way 25 years ago in the Museum of War.

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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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1930 / 1940

"Versalis"

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

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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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Vilijampolė

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

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Sobor

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

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1988 / 1991

"Laumė"

Laumė café that was working during the Soviet times was famous for its good coffee and sweets but the most important thing there was the sense of community.

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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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Linksmakalnis

Irina: “My dad is Russian.

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Oakwood Park

Memories about Oakwood Park by people of Kaunas.

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A Monument "We Died for the Motherland"

Stasys: "Since I lived up the hill in the city, in Vaižgantas street, I used to go past the cemetery to work.

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maironis
 

Monument for Maironis

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Kauno pilis

Audronė: „Pilis dabar atrodo visai kitaip.

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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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1930 / 1939

The Building of Kaunas Garrison Officers' Club

The first building of Garrison Officers' club during the Interwar period was in a two-storey building designed by an unknown architect at the corner of Laisvės Alėja and A.

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Prieplauka

Audronė: „Prieplaukos krantinę vadindavom cimbruvka.

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