The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Louis Pincus addressing the Founding Assembly of the Reconstituted JAFI in June 1971.
Congratulatory letter from Israeli President Ezer Weizman to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Gene Miller relates Max Fisher's legendary fundraising power.
Max Fisher addressing the final session of the Founding Assembly
Max Fisher's retirement speech from United Brands
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Max Fisher and  Zalman Shazar
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
Letter from President Ronald Reagan to Menachem Begin, Prime Minister of Israel, regarding a visit from Max M. Fisher.
Coleman Young amid construction of Detroit's Renaissance Center
Damon Keith recalls Max Fisher's wisdom in negotiations with African-American leaders in Detroit and his commitment to the city.
Edsel Ford explains why his father, Henry, liked Max Fisher.
Max Fisher with future Israeli President Ephraim Katzir and Louis Pincus at the Founding Assembly for the Reconstituted JAFI in Jerusalem in 1971.
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.
Michigan GOP Honors