OPEN ARCHIVES OF KAUNAS
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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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1933 / 1937

Ice-rinks of the Temporary Capital

Roberto: When ice hockey was the most popular winter sport in Kaunas, the teams of Kauno Jachtclubas, LFLS and Makabi had their own ice-rinks.

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1993

Romuva cinema

Vitalijus: I remember Romuva from my childhood.

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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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1997

Russian Aesthetic Education Centre

A.K.: Russian Aesthetic Education Centre later received the name of Mstislav Dobuzhinsky.

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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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Kaunas Trade Union House

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

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Sobor

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

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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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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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Linksmakalnis

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

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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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Jėzuitų gimnazija

Audronė: „Pradėjau lankyti devintą vidurinę Senamiestyje.

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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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Lions of the War Museum

Lili Kristina Vaičekauskaitė-Čepauskienė (2014): Everyone on the same lion !

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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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1995

Senas Stalčius (Old Drawer)

Music club Senas Stalčius (Laisvės ave.

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Ramybės park (Kaunas Old Cemetery)

Menininko Gyčio Dovydaičio dokumentinis filmas-reportažas apie Kaunas 2022 organizuoto Istorijų festivalio 2019 centrą – Ramybės parką (Kauno senąsias kapines) – ir jo kaimynystėje gyvenačius kauniečius.

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Rotušės aikštė

Audronė: ,,Gyvenau ir ligi šiol gyvenu name, kuriame yra ,,Medžiotojų užeigos“ restoranas.

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Linksmakalnis

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

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