KAUNAS, Lithuania                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Boris Feldblyum Photography / Collection

                     (also Kovna, Kowno, Ковно, Каунас)

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BFC-03105

BFC-03106

BFC-03257

Photo 1929.

Aerial view. Photo 1928.

General View. Photo 1930.

1920's.

View from Piotrowka. 1916.

Landing. 1920's

Nemunas Reiver. Photo 1930.

Aerial view. Photo 1920's

View of the city with the house where napoleon stayed in 1812.  Photo ca. 1912.

Right bank of the Neman rive. Ca. 1912.

Left bank of the Neman rive. Ca. 1912.

Streets, Buildings, Monuments        

Destroyed bridge to Aleksotas. July 1941.

Destroyed bridge to Aleksotas. July 1941.

Destroyed bridge to Aleksotas. View towards city center. Photo 1941-1943.

 

Destroyed bridge to Aleksotas. View towards city center. Photo 1941-1943.

State Historical Archives, the entrance. 1998.

 

BFC-03228

Bolshaya Vilenskaya Stret

German troops moving through Bolshaya Vilenskaya Street. Business signs read: Shnejderman's (variants: Shneidermman, Sznajderman) Tobacco Store; Borukh Alíperovichís (variants: Alperovich, Alperowicz) Kitchenware and Lamps Warehouse. Photo 1915.

Publisher: Pudel in Berlin.

Bolshaya Vilenskaya Street. Business signs read: Isaak Kaplan's Shoes and Caloshes Warehouse; Iosif Rozentsvejg's )variants: Rozentzweig, Rozencwejg) Medical Supplies Warehouse; A. Sh. Golombik's Clothing; A. I. Altfeld's Haberdashery Warehouse. Photo 1915.

Publisher: Pudel in Berlin.

Local population greets the Nazis in the early days of the occupation in World War II. Photo 1941.

Red Army soldiers, captured by the Nazis in World War II are led in the streets of Kaunas. Photo 1941.

         

BFC-00212

Jewish Ghetto (WWII)

BFC-00213

 

Gymnasium for Girls. 1915.

 

Kestucio gatve (Kestutis Street) during flood. 1936.

Kestucio gatve (Kestutis Street) during flood. 1936.

     

 BFC-01956

Lajsves Aleja

Laisves Aleja. 1930s.

 

Lithuanian children playing on destroyed Red Army tank. World War II.  Photo July 1941.



 Jewish residents of Kaunas are led to the place of execution during first days of Nazi occupation in World War II. Photo 1941.


View at the Cathedral. Period of the  of Nazi occupation in World War II. Photo 1941-1943.

Maironis House. 1920's.

Old Market. 1910's

Adam Mickiewicz House. 1910's

   

IX Fort. 1974

IX Fort. 1974

 

Nikolaevskaya (Nicolas) Street. Photo 1915.

Store signs read: Musical Instruments and Bicycles; Second Russian Fire Insurance Company, [est.] 1855, Kovna Branch; Vilna Private Commerce banque, Kovna Branch; Ya. Ossovsky's (variants: Osovskij, Osowski) Grand Pianos; Hotel Wersal; E. L. Lewinsohn.

 

Parade Square and the 1812 Monument. Ca. 1916.

Peter-Berg. Ca. 1915.

 

BFC-00211

"Shvabes" Gymnasium

 

Trade School. 1915.

Saules Society building. 1920's.

 

University. 1920s.

BFC-01138

Vilijampole. 1998

       

BFC-01136

Vilkomir Street

Corner of Vilkomir and Nicholas Streets. Ca. 1915.

Veselluwka Hill. Photo 1914

Mailed as a postcard to Anna Rakstis Rakshtis) in Ligovo, Russia.

 

Street scene. Business signs read: Tailor B. Sher (variants Szer, Шер); Watchmaker P. Ginzberg (variants Ginsberg, Гинзберг). Photo ca. 1917.
         
People        

BFC-00214

BFC-00215

BFC-00216

BFC-00217

 
         
         
Documents        

BFC-01968

BFC-02062

 

BFC-03117

BFC-03118



Immigration Certificate (Teudat Aliyah) issued to Abram Piontek. Document 1925.

Copy coeeficient: 4 (20 pages document)