The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher, Paul Milstein and Seymour Milstein
Max Fisher with future Israeli President Ephraim Katzir and Louis Pincus at the Founding Assembly for the Reconstituted JAFI in Jerusalem in 1971.
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.
Jane Sherman talks about her father's motivation to help rebuild Detroit after the 1967 riots.
Max Fisher and George Shultz with Jane Sherman at the Council of Jewish Federations General Assembly in San Francisco in 1990, during which Shultz was presented the Human Rights Award by his longtime friend Fisher.
Max Fisher's biographer, Peter Golden, explains Fisher's lead-by-example fundraising strategy.
Max and Marjorie Fisher with Henry Ford II and his wife, Christina, during a trip to Israel in 1972.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Left to Right: Phillip Hart, J.L. Hudson, Jr., Robert P. Griffin, and Max Fisher
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Max Fisher with Marjorie, Jane Sherman, and others at the JAFI Assembly in 1990.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Special Consultant to the President on Voluntary Action
Congratulatory letter from Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Jewish Statesmanship Award