OPEN ARCHIVES OF KAUNAS
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Lions of the War Museum

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

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Linksmakalnis

Svetlana: “I was living in Siberia and came to Lithuania from Irkutsk when I was 32 years old.

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Laisvės Alėja (Freedom Avenue)

Laisvės alėja (Freedom Avenue)

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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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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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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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Rotušės square

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

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Salia Vytauto paminklo
2003 / 2004

Miesto Sodas (City Garden)

Justė: Miesto Sodas always stirs a little rebel in me.

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Yacht club

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

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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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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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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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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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Jėzuitų gimnazija

Audronė: „Pradėjau lankyti devintą vidurinę Senamiestyje.

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Šančiai during the Interwar Period

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1995

Senas Stalčius (Old Drawer)

Music club Senas Stalčius (Laisvės ave.

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1988

Sculptures in Vilniaus Street

Gintaras: In Vilniaus Street, next to the underground passage, there is a building with niches, in which three little sculptures were placed.

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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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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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1990

Dismantling of Lenin monument

Gintaras: "One detail stuck to my mind from the dismantling of Leninas monument: next to Donelaičio Street, under a tree, I saw an elderly couple, probably of Russian nationality.

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