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1990 / 2000

Žvangutis kindergarten

Gabrielė: Early morning.

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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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Lions of the War Museum

Jonas: “At the beginning of July 1962 and after graduating the 1st High School of Ukmergė (now the High School of Jonas Basanavičius), My classmate Vytautas Juknys and I, Jonas Navikas, arrived at Kaunas for the first time (!).

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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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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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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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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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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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Jėzuitų gimnazija

Audronė: „Pradėjau lankyti devintą vidurinę Senamiestyje.

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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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Nauja Romuva
1993

Romuva cinema

Vitalijus: I remember Romuva from my childhood.

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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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Lions of the War Museum and Meteorai band

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

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Laisvės Alėja (Freedom Avenue)

Laisvės alėja (Freedom Avenue)

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Senamiesčio turgus

Judita: "When I was young I used to live with my custodian in M.

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Tadas Ivanauskas High School

Tadas Ivanauskas High School

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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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Siūlų street

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

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Kauno arkikatedra bazilika

Audronė: „Katedros šventorius buvo atskirtas plačia tvora, viduje buvo parduotuvytės.

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1994 / 1998

Fountain in Laisvės Ave

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

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