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The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Detroit Councilman Kenneth Cockrel, who opposed city tax breaks for the development of Riverfront
Henry Ford II presents a check to Max M. Fisher and the United Jewish Appeal.
Jane Sherman talks about her father's motivation to help rebuild Detroit after the 1967 riots.
Max Fisher agrees to serve as Chairman of New Detroit during a meeting at McGregor Conference Center on the Campus of Wayne State University.
Photographs of Max Fisher and Louis Pincus, the architects of the reconstitution of the Jewish Agency, in Israel in 1964.
A photograph of the then four living presidents, signed by each, presented to Max Fisher in 1998, along with a personal letter from Gerald Ford.
The Riverfront development in Detroit, part of the city's Renaissance led by Fisher and Taubman
Renaissance Center and Riverfront
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, discusses Fisher's influence with President Ford.
1960 UJA Overseas Report
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Louis Pincus addressing the Founding Assembly of the Reconstituted JAFI in June 1971.
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
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.
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.