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The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher with Secretary of Commerce Robert Mosbacher and President George H. W. Bush outside the White House. Signed, "To Max - I love this shot. Your friend - George Bush"
Elie Weisel, Max Fisher and Golda Meir
Max Fisher "A Man of Our Times"
Clips from 1969 articles highlighting Max Fisher's appointment as a Special Advisor to President Nixon.
Congratulatory letter from Teddy Kollek to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher in 1977
Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
Robert Aronson on Max Fisher's fundraising prowess.
Detroit Councilman Kenneth Cockrel, who opposed city tax breaks for the development of Riverfront
Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.
In 1984, Max Fisher wrote an article for the Detroit Free Press titled "Believe in a brighter future for Detroit."
Bob McCabe explains how the Ren Cen was a catalyst for revitalizing Detroit.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Max Fisher holding his award with Rabbi Maurice N. Eisendrath, president of the American Hebrew Congregations, and Industrialist Lester Avnot.
Detroit Renaissance Resolution of Appreciation Award
President Reagan honored Max Fisher with the Presidential Citizen Medal at the White House in 1989.