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The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher with future Israeli President Ephraim Katzir and Louis Pincus at the Founding Assembly for the Reconstituted JAFI in Jerusalem in 1971.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Operation Exodus Campaign Inaugural meeting
Congratulatory letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
New Detroit article
Renaissance Center and Riverfront
The original New Detroit committee. Max Fisher is in the second row, far left.
Bob McCabe remembers how Max Fisher made the Ren Cen happen.
Agreement for the Reconstitution of the Jewish Agency of Israel
Max Fisher with Marjorie, Jane Sherman, and others at the JAFI Assembly in 1990.
A handsome token of appreciation given to Max and Marjorie Fisher from the Jewish Federation of Detroit, of which Max Fisher was president from 1959 to 1964.
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.
Max discusses why he had been a successful fund-raiser.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.