The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher with Secretary of Commerce Robert Mosbacher and President George H. W. Bush outside the White House. Signed, "To Max - I love this shot. Your friend - George Bush"
Mary Fisher on Max's ability to find the solution.
Michigan GOP Honors
Milwaukee Journal article entitled "Detroit Refuses to Give Up" about the Detroit Renaissance.
A handwritten letter to Max M. Fisher from an L.A. Times reader thanking him for his role in negotiating the Rogers Plan.
Max Fisher with Richard Nixon in the White House
Congratulatory letter from Israeli President Ezer Weizman to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Agreement for the Reconstitution of the Jewish Agency of Israel
Robert Aronson reflects on Max Fisher's historic influence on behalf of Israel.
Renaissance Center
Gerald Ford recalls Max Fisher's effective fundraising.
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
Bar-Ilan Degree
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.
Damon Keith recalls Max Fisher's wisdom in negotiations with African-American leaders in Detroit and his commitment to the city.