The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Anti-Defamation League Honors
Jane Sherman talks about her father's motivation to help rebuild Detroit after the 1967 riots.
Max Fisher addressing the final session of the Founding Assembly
Left to Right: Phillip Hart, J.L. Hudson, Jr., Robert P. Griffin, and Max Fisher
United Jewish Appeal LBJ Plaque
Bar-Ilan Degree
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Edsel Ford explains why his father, Henry, liked Max Fisher.
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.
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Moshe Arad, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States.
Bill Berman describes Max Fisher's belief that consensus was not "the middle ground," but the process of getting a group to all reach the right decision.
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
1994 National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony program showing Peter Golden and Mary Fisher as guest speakers.
A personal letter from Secretary of State George Shultz.
Henry Ford II presents a check to Max M. Fisher and the United Jewish Appeal.
Bob McCabe discusses Max Fisher's key role in the Detroit Renaissance, his leadership and his ability to build consensus.