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The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Michigan GOP Honors
Max Fisher agrees to serve as Chairman of New Detroit during a meeting at McGregor Conference Center on the Campus of Wayne State University.
Max Fisher signing the Agreement for the Reconstitution of the newly Reconstituted Jewish Agency for Israel
Max Fisher's biographer, Peter Golden, details Fisher's extensive experience as a highly successful fundraiser.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Louis Pincus addressing the Founding Assembly of the Reconstituted JAFI in June 1971.
Gerald Ford recalls Max Fisher's effective fundraising.
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
The inner city neighborhoods in Detroit did not feel the economic growth created by the Detroit Renaissance.
Max Fisher speaking at the 40th anniversary of the Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Detroit at Shaarey Zedek Synagogue in Southfield, Michigan. (L-R) JCC President John H. Shepard, Max Fisher, Executive Director Alvin L. Kushner, and Judge Damon J. Keith.
HUD Certificate of Appreciation
Jane Sherman talks about her father's motivation to help rebuild Detroit after the 1967 riots.
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Moshe Arad, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States.
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.
Peter Cummings remembers Max Fisher's leadership and commitment to Detroit, and on his loyalty to people and causes.