The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher meeting with Richard Nixon and other leaders, including John Ehrlichman, William Rogers, Rabbi Hershel Schacter, and William Wxler, in the White House in 1970.
Max Fisher with Yitzhak Rabin in 1967.
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
Blighted urban housing in Detroit in the 1970s
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, on Fisher's role as conduit in deals between US and Israel.
Al Taubman talks about the key to Max's ability to raise funds.
Gerald Ford discusses Max Fisher's effectiveness.
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.
In 1974, the Hadassah Wizo of Canada, a Jewish women's philanthropic organization, inscribed Max Fisher as a governor of the Haifa Community College in Winnipeg.
Henry Ford II speaks to a crowd of reporters and well-wishers at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Renaissance Center on a rainy day in Detroit.
Congratulatory letter from Henry Kissinger to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Agreement for the Reconstitution of the Jewish Agency of Israel
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
Max Fisher "A Man of Our Times"
Detroit Renaissance Resolution of Appreciation Award