OPEN ARCHIVES OF KAUNAS
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Kaunas Trade Union House

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

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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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Neries krantinė

Audronė: „Prie Neries nevyko nieko įdomaus.

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Vienybės (Unity) Square

Galina: “Formerly, the Christmas tree was decorated at Vienybės (Unity) Square.

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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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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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Kaunas mosque

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

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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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Expression dance troupe "Sonata"

Liucija and Daiva: "Sonata" was an integral part of our youthful life, just like lessons, it was the same with dancing.

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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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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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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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1946

Flood in 1946

Lili Kristina Vaičekauskaitė-Čepauskienė: The flood of 1946 in Kaunas was a very strong one.

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Lions of the War Museum

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

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1949

Miesto sodas (City Garden)

Lili Kristina Vaičekauskaitė-Čepauskienė (2014): We would often play in Miesto Sodas.

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Demolition of Stalinas Monument

Eugenija: "I remember, when they destroyed Stalin’s monument.

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Linksmakalnis

Elvyra: “When me and my husband arrived at Linksmakalnis, the soldiers were still there.

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1993

Darius and Girėnas Monument

The funniest part was to spin circles around the monument with my Nikon, which was used but still great.

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1990 / 2000

Žvangutis kindergarten

Gabrielė: Early morning.

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Garden of the Museum of War, 1970s

Alvydas Vaitkevičius: A note on the monument of Salomėja Nėris: I remember it standing there.

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