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The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Congratulatory letter from Bob Dole to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.
Bob McCabe remembers how Max Fisher made the Ren Cen happen.
Left to Right: Alan E. Schwartz, Joseph L. Hudson, Robert E. McCabe, Max M. Fisher, A. Alfred Taubman
Detroit Renaissance Resolution of Appreciation Award
Left to Right: Dan Lavin, Art Howard, Max Fisher, Abe Green, John Leerie, and Joseph Holtzman take a break for lunch during the 1956 Allied Jewish Campaign.
Robert Aronson on Max Fisher's fundraising prowess.
Left to Right: Phillip Hart, J.L. Hudson, Jr., Robert P. Griffin, and Max Fisher
"The Gang of Eight" article
Max Fisher with Leon Dulzin, Joseph Sternstein, Charlotte Jacobson, and Ephraim Evron at the American Assembly for Zionism and Israel in 1981.
Abba Eban dinner
Max Fisher with Richard Nixon in the White House
Photographs of Max Fisher and Louis Pincus, the architects of the reconstitution of the Jewish Agency, in Israel in 1964.
Congratulatory letter from Brian Kott, President of the Detroit Chapter of the AJC, to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award.
Max Fisher, Gerald Ford and other members of the UJA and the State Department signing the contract in the Thomas Jefferson Room of the State Dept. Building.
A personal letter from Secretary of State George Shultz.