The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher in 1977
Blighted urban housing in Detroit in the 1970s
Congratulatory letter from Teddy Kollek to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Detroit Mayor Coleman Young, Michigan Governor William Milliken
Congratulatory letter from Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.
Coleman Young amid construction of Detroit's Renaissance Center
Clips from 1969 articles highlighting Max Fisher's appointment as a Special Advisor to President Nixon.
New Detroit article
Max Fisher; Former Mayor of Detroit Coleman Young; Former Governor of Michigan William Milliken
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.
HUD Certificate of Appreciation
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Edsel Ford explains why his father, Henry, liked Max Fisher.
Max Fisher with former Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and Rabbi Shlomo Goren at the Founding Assembly of the RAFI in June 1971.
Photographs from the Conference on Human Needs in Israel, 1969.