The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher's retirement speech from United Brands
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
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.
Al Taubman talks about the key to Max's ability to raise funds.
Damon Keith remembers Max Fisher's courage in standing against the Detroit Police Department after the Riots in 1967.
Max Fisher speaks at the Allied Jewish Campaign fundraising event in 1958.
Max Fisher with Marjorie, Jane Sherman, and others at the JAFI Assembly in 1990.
Bar-Ilan Degree
Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and President Jimmy Carter
Detroit Renaissance Resolution of Appreciation Award
Groundbreaking on the Riverfront Apartments
Peter Cummings relates Max Fisher's instinct to work behind the scenes.
The Detroit Riots of 1967
Max Fisher speaking at the 40th anniversary of the Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Detroit at Shaarey Zedek Synagogue in Southfield, Michigan. (L-R) JCC President John H. Shepard, Max Fisher, Executive Director Alvin L. Kushner, and Judge Damon J. Keith.
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.