The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max and his wife Marjorie at the National Distinguished Leadership Award festivities.
Clips from 1969 articles highlighting Max Fisher's appointment as a Special Advisor to President Nixon.
The original New Detroit committee. Max Fisher is in the second row, far left.
Groundbreaking on the Riverfront Apartments
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Max Fisher in meetings with President Ford and staff in the White House in the spring of 1975.
Anti-Defamation League Honors
Renaissance Center
1994 National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony program showing Peter Golden and Mary Fisher as guest speakers.
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.
Max Fisher with former Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and Rabbi Shlomo Goren at the Founding Assembly of the RAFI in June 1971.
Jane Sherman talks about her father's motivation to help rebuild Detroit after the 1967 riots.
Max Fisher; Former Mayor of Detroit Coleman Young; Former Governor of Michigan William Milliken
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.
Max M. Fisher prepares to accept the National Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Jewish Committee in 1994.