The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.
Congratulatory letter from Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from Teddy Kollek to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Bob McCabe remembers how Max Fisher made the Ren Cen happen.
Max Fisher with Richard Nixon in the White House
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Honorary Doctorate
1960 UJA Overseas Report
1961 United Foundation Torch Drive
Left to Right: Dan Lavin, Art Howard, Max Fisher, Abe Green, John Leerie, and Joseph Holtzman take a break for lunch during the 1956 Allied Jewish Campaign.
Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
Detroit business and community leaders, left to right, Robert Surdam, Henry Ford II, Max Fisher, and Robert McCabe in front of the Renaissance Center, late 1970s.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Bob McCabe describes the relationship between Max Fisher and Detroit Mayor Coleman Young.
Max discusses why he had been a successful fund-raiser.
"Detroit Renaissance: A Decade of Progress and A Commitment to the Future," 1981 address by Max M. Fisher, Chairman of the Board, Detroit Renaissance, Inc.
Congratulatory letter from Dick Cheney to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.