Arnold Alanen

Scholarly Books

Alanen, Arnold R. 2007. Morgan Park: Duluth, U.S. Steel, and the Forging of a Company Town. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 320 pp.

Alanen, Arnold R. and Robert Z. Melnick, eds. 2000. Preserving Cultural Landscapes in America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 250 pp.

Alanen, Arnold R. and Joseph A. Eden. 1987. Main Street Ready Made: The New Deal Community of Greendale, Wisconsin.Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 157 pp.

 

Textbooks and Field Guides

 

Ingwersen, Faith, Arnold R. Alanen, et al. 2002. Nordic Immigration to North America . Madison, WI: Nordic Cultural Curriculum Project, 69 pp.

Alanen, Arnold R. 2000. Pines, Lakes, & Mines: A Fieldguide to the Cultural Landscapes and Architecture of Northeastern Minnesota . Madison: Vernacular Architecture Forum, 267pp.

Alanen, Arnold R., with Berit C. Kaae and Salvor Jonsdottir. 1995. Nordic Environment: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Madison: Nordic Cultural Curriculum Project, 48 pp.

 

Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

 

Alanen, Arnold R. 2007. “Postwar Town Planning and Conservation in America, with Special Reference to Remote Mining and Industrial Communities in Minnesota and Michigan.” In Cultural Heritage in the Sustainability of Remote Mining Communities: Woomera Symposium Papers. Adelaide: University of South Australia: 59-68.

Alanen, Arnold R. 2007. “The Lore and Lure of Fish Houses.” Introduction to Kathryn Nordstrom, The Fish House Book: Life on Ice in the Northland (Duluth: Dovetailed Press).

Alanen, Arnold R. and Suzanna Raker. 2007. “From Phoenix to Pelkie: Finnish Rural Buildings in the Copper Country.” In New Perspectives on the Copper Country. Alison Hoagland, Erik Nordberg, & Terry Reynolds, eds. Houghton, Michigan: Quincy Mine Hoist Association.

Alanen, Arnold R. 2007. “Yoopers.” In The American Midwest: An Interpretive Encyclopedia. Richard Sisson, Christian Zacher, and Andrew Cayton, eds. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 106.

Alanen, Arnold R. 2005. “Little Houses on the Prairie: Persistence and Change in the Finnish Vernacular Architecture and Landscapes of Canada.” Journal of Finnish Studies 9, December: 117-38.

Alanen, Arnold R. 2004. “A Remarkable Place, An Eventful Year: Politics and Recreation at Minnesota’s Mesaba Co-op Park in 1936.” Journal of Finnish Studies 8, August: 67-86.

Alanen, Arnold R. and Carolyn Torma. 2004. “Finnish Architecture.” In Encyclopedia of the Great Plains . David Wishert, ed. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, p. 79.

Alanen, Arnold R. and Holly Smith. 2002. “Of Time and a River: Documenting and Managing a Cultural Landscape at Sitka National Historical Park in Alaska.” In Proceedings of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Washington, D.C: ASLA.

Alanen, Arnold R. 2001. “Peets, Elbert.” In Chicago Botanic Garden Encyclopedia of Gardens: History and Design, Vol. 3 C. Shoemaker, ed. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, pp. 1016-18.

Alanen, Arnold R. and Lynn Bjorkman, 2001. “Manning, Warren H.” In Chicago Botanic Garden Encyclopedia of Gardens History and Design, Vol. 2. C. Shoemaker, ed. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, pp. 847-48.

Bjorkman, Lynn and Arnold R. Alanen. 2001. “Bullard, Helen Elise.” In Chicago Botanic Garden Encyclopedia of Garden History and Design, Vol. 1. C. Shoemaker, ed. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, pp. 208-09.

Alanen, Arnold R. 2000. “Midwestern Colonists in the Matanuska Valley : Settling Rural Alaska During the Great Depression.” In People, Power, Places: Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture, VIII. S. McMurry and A. Adams, eds. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, pp. 53-80.

Alanen, Arnold R. 2000. “Peets, Elbert.” In Pioneers of American Landscape Design. C.A. Birnbaum and R. Karson, eds. New York: McGraw-Hill, 293-96.

Alanen, Arnold R. & Robert Z. Melnick. 2000. “Why Cultural Landscape Preservation?” In Preserving Cultural Landscapes in America . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 1-21.

Alanen, Arnold R. 2000. “Considering the Ordinary: Vernacular Landscapes in Rural and Remote Areas.” In Preserving Cultural Landscapes in America . A. R. Alanen and R. Z. Melnick, eds. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 112-42.

Alanen, Arnold R. 2000. “Elbert Peets: History as Precedent in Midwestern Landscape Architecture.” InMidwestern Landscape Architecture. William Tishler, ed. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, pp. 193-214.

Alanen, Arnold R. and Lynn Bjorkman. 1999. “Early Twentieth-Century National Planning in the United States : The Vision of Warren H. Manning.” In Proceedings of the 1999 ASLA Annual Meeting. D.L. Scheu, compiler. Washington , D.C. : American Society of Landscape Architects, pp. 44-45.

Alanen, Arnold R. & Holly Smith-Middleton. 1999. “Tlingits, Russians, and Finns in Nineteenth Century Alaska : Documenting and Managing a Cultural Landscape at Sitka National Historical Park.” In Shaping the Land: Proceedings of the Permanent European Conference for the Study of the Rural Landscape, Vol. I. Trondheim, Norway: University of Trondheim , pp. 88-103.

Alanen, Arnold R. and Lynn Bjorkman. 1998. “Plats, Parks, Playgrounds, and Plants: Warren H. Manning’s Landscape Designs for the Mining Districts of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.” IA: Journal of the Society for Industrial Archeology 24, No. 1: 41-60.

Alanen, Arnold R. 1998. ” A Place on the Ishthmus: The Planning of Madison and Its Capitol Park During the Nineteenth Century.” Historic Madison : A Journal of the Four Lakes Region 15: 16-27.

Alanen, Arnold R. 1997. “‘Finnish Architecture’ and ‘Sauna and Lato’ in Michigan , Minnesota , and Wisconsin .” In Encyclopedia of Vernacular Architecture of the World, Vol. 3, Paul Oliver, ed. Cambridge , England: Cambridge University Press, pp. 1859-60.

Alanen, Arnold R. 1997. “Homes on the Range: Settling the Penokee-Gogebic Iron Ore District of Northern Wisconsin and Michigan .” In Wisconsin Land and Life. R. Ostergren and T. Vale, eds. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

Alanen, Arnold R. and W. H. Tishler. 1996. “Farming the Lake Superior Shore : Agricultural and Horticultural Activities On the Apostle Islands , 1840-1940.” Wisconsin Magazine of History 79, Spring 1996: 162-203.

Haswell, Susan O. and Arnold R. Alanen. 1995. “Colonizing the Cutover: Wisconsin ‘s Progressive-Era Experiments in Rural Planning.” Landscape Journal 14, Fall: 171-87.

Alanen, Arnold R. 1995. “Back to the Land: Immigrants and Image Makers in the Lake Superior Region, 1865-1930.” In Landscape in America . George F. Thompson, ed. Austin: University of Texas Press, pp. 150-80.

Alanen, Arnold R. 1994. “Gwinn: A Model Town ‘Without Equal’.” Michigan History 78, November/December: 33-35.

Alanen, Arnold R. 1992. “Kakadu and Uluru: Aboriginal National Parks in Australia ‘s Northern Territory .”Landscape 31, No. 2: 28-38.

Alanen, Arnold R. 1991. “Companies as Caretakers: Paternalism, Welfare Capitalism, and Immigrants in the Lake Superior Mining Region.” In A Century of European Migrations, 1830-1930: Macroperspectives and Microanalyses. R. Vecoli and S. Sinke , eds. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, pp. 364-91.

Alanen, Arnold R. 1991. “From Tower to Soudan: Townsites and Locations on the Vermilion Iron Range.” In Immigrants and Entrepreneurs: Life on the Industrial Frontier of Northeastern Minnesota . M. Karni, ed. Chisholm , MN : Iron Range Research Center , pp. 32-39.

Alanen, Arnold R. 1990. ” Immigrant Gardens On a Mining Frontier.” In The Meaning of Gardens: Idea, Place, and Action. M. Francis and R. T. Hester, Jr, eds. Cambridge , MA: MIT Press, pp. 160-65.

Alanen, Arnold R. 1988. “Architecture and Landscapes in Columbia: The Viability of the Vernacular.”Journal of Popular Culture 21, Spring: 99-120; also in Spanish as “La arquitectura y los paisajes de Colombia: La viabilidad de lo vernaculo,” pp. 263-75.

Goto, Junko and Arnold R. Alanen. 1987. “The Conservation of Historic and Cultural Resources in Rural Japan.” Landscape Journal 6, Spring: 42-61.

Alanen, Arnold R. 1979. “The Planning of Company Communities in the Lake Superior Mining Region.”Journal of the American Planning Association 45, July: 256-78.

Alanen, Arnold R. and Thomas Peltin. 1978. “Kohler, Wisconsin: Planning and Paternalism in a Model Industrial Village.” Journal of the American Institute of Planners 44, April: 145-59.

Alanen, Arnold R. 1977. “The Rise and Demise of a Company Town.” Professional Geographer 24, February: 32-39.

 

Reports

 

Ken Saiki Design, Eric MacDonald, and Arnold R. Alanen. 2004. A Master Plan for Madison’s Capitol Park. Madison: Department of Administration, State of Wisconsin.

MacDonald, Eric & Arnold R. Alanen, with Holly Middleton. 2002. Wisconsin’s Capitol Park, 1838-2000: A Landscape HistoryMadison : Department of Administration, State of Wisconsin.

Holmer, Katy, with A.R. Alanen. 2001. Catch of the Day: The Cultural Lanscape Associated with the Hokenson Fishery at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Omaha , NE : Midwest Regional Office, National Park Service, 83 pp.

Smith, Holly; Susan Haswell, and Arnold R. Alanen. 2001. Architecture and Science Associated with the Dairy Barn at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison: Department of Landscape Architecture and Office of the Provost: University of Wisconsin-Madison.

MacDonald, Eric and Arnold R. Alanen. 2000. Tending a “Comfortable Wilderness”: A History of Agricultural Landscapes on North Manitou Island, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan.Omaha , NE: Midwest Field Office, National Park Service, 417 pp.

Smith-Middleton, Holly and Arnold R. Alanen. 1999. Testaments to Space and Time: A Cultural Landscape Report for Sitka National Historical Park. Anchorage , AK: Alaskan Field Area Office, National Park Service, 228 pp.

Smith-Middleton, Holly and Arnold R. Alanen. 1998. Impressions of Indian River: A Landscape History of Sitka National Historical Park: Sitka, Alaska. Anchorage , AK : Alaskan Field Area, National Park Service, 328 pp.

Harrington, John; Susan O. Haswell; Evelyn A. Howell; and Arnold R. Alanen. 1998. Springs of Genius: An Integrated Landscape Management Plan for George Washington Carver National Monument , Diamond, Missouri . Omaha , NE : Midwest Field Office, National Park Service.

Alanen, Arnold R. and Katie Franks, eds. 1997. Remnants of Corporate Paternalism: Company Housing and Landscapes at Calumet , Michigan . Omaha , NE : Midwest Field Area, National Park Service, 78 pp.

Williams, Brenda; Arnold R. Alanen, and William H. Tishler. 1996. Coming Through with Rye : An Historic Agricultural Landscape Study of South Manitou Island at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan . Omaha , NE : Midwest Regional Office, National Park Service, 294 pp.

McEnaney, Marla; William H. Tishler, and Arnold R. Alanen. 1995. Farming at the Water’s Edge: An Assessment of Agricultural and Cultural Landscape Resources at Port Oneida –Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan . Omaha , NE : Midwest Regional Office, National Park Service, 417 pp.

Haswell, Susan O. and Arnold R. Alanen. 1994. A Garden Apart: An Agricultural and Settlement History of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Region, Michigan . Omaha , NE : Midwest Regional Office, National Park Service, 181 pp.