The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Letter to Max M. Fisher from Jack J. Spitzer, President of B'nai B'rith International.
Max Fisher's retirement speech from United Brands
Photographs of Max Fisher and Louis Pincus, the architects of the reconstitution of the Jewish Agency, in Israel in 1964.
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
The Detroit Riots of 1967
Robert Aronson reflects on Max Fisher's historic influence on behalf of Israel.
In 1974, the Hadassah Wizo of Canada, a Jewish women's philanthropic organization, inscribed Max Fisher as a governor of the Haifa Community College in Winnipeg.
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.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Honorary Doctorate
Gerald Ford recalls Max Fisher's effective fundraising.
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.
Max Fisher "A Man of Our Times"
Max M. Fisher prepares to accept the National Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Jewish Committee in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from Teddy Kollek to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Correspondence between Max M. Fisher and Judge Sherman C. Finesilver concerning the Rogers Plan.
Peter Cummings remembers Max Fisher's leadership and commitment to Detroit, and on his loyalty to people and causes.