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The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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The Riverfront development in Detroit, part of the city's Renaissance led by Fisher and Taubman
Peter Cummings explains why Max Fisher is such an effective fund-raiser.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, on Fisher's role as conduit in deals between US and Israel.
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Groundbreaking on the Riverfront Apartments
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Bar-Ilan Degree
Agreement for the Reconstitution of the Jewish Agency of Israel
The Detroit Riots of 1967
Louis Pincus addressing the Founding Assembly of the Reconstituted JAFI in June 1971.
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
Congratulatory letter from President Bill Clinton to Max Fisher for receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher addressing the final session of the Founding Assembly
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Louis Hamburger, Edward C. Levy, Israeli Ambassador to U.S. Itzhak Rabin, and Samuel Hamburger during the Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters Meeting at the Sheraton-Cadillac Hotel in Detroit.
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"
In the Fall of 1971, Henry Ford undertook the largest single building venture in Detroit’s history. The project was the Renaissance Center, also known as “RenCen.”