The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Christmas shoppers in Detroit in the 1950s
Damon Keith recalls Max Fisher's wisdom in negotiations with African-American leaders in Detroit and his commitment to the city.
Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.
Max Fisher in 1977
Max Fisher speaks at the Allied Jewish Campaign fundraising event in 1958.
Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.
Detroit Renaissance Resolution of Appreciation Award
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
1999, Michiganian of the Year Award
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.
Max Fisher signing the Agreement for the Reconstitution of the newly Reconstituted Jewish Agency for Israel
Letter to President George H.W. Bush the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
United Jewish Appeal LBJ Plaque