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William George Bruce

William George Bruce (1865-1949). He was instrumental in the building of the Auditorium (now called the Milwaukee Theater) and its main hall was named for him. He was the first president of the Harbor Commission and vice president of the St. Lawrence Seaway Council.

He was an author, historian, and publisher.


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City Streets: Jefferson Street Became Asphalt Showcase
City Streets

Jefferson Street Became Asphalt Showcase

Charles Pfister spent his own money to pave the street abutting his hotel in the new style.