The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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1960 UJA Overseas Report
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, on Fisher's role as conduit in deals between US and Israel.
In 1984, Max Fisher wrote an article for the Detroit Free Press titled "Believe in a brighter future for Detroit."
Construction of Renaissance Center
Max Fisher agrees to serve as Chairman of New Detroit during a meeting at McGregor Conference Center on the Campus of Wayne State University.
The Alpha Kappa Psi Civic Award, "For service to country and community and inspiring leadership," presented to Max Fisher in 1970 by the Delta Theta Chapter of the University of Detroit.
Correspondence between Max M. Fisher and Judge Sherman C. Finesilver concerning the Rogers Plan.
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.
Jewish Welfare Federation Plaque
Max Fisher with Marjorie, Jane Sherman, and others at the JAFI Assembly in 1990.
President Reagan honored Max Fisher with the Presidential Citizen Medal at the White House in 1989.
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
"Believe in a brighter future for Detroit" article
The Detroit Riots of 1967
Blighted urban housing in Detroit in the 1970s