The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
Henry Ford II speaks to a crowd of reporters and well-wishers at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Renaissance Center on a rainy day in Detroit.
Robert Aronson explains how Max Fisher has been indispensible to Israeli leaders in helping them deal with America.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from Teddy Kollek to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Anti-Defamation League Honors
The Detroit Riots of 1967
Edsel Ford explains why his father, Henry, liked Max Fisher.
Max Fisher, Golda Meir and others
Clips from 1969 articles highlighting Max Fisher's appointment as a Special Advisor to President Nixon.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
The Detroit riots, which began on July 23, 1967 led to 43 deaths, 7,200 arrests and a minimum of $42.5 million in damages.
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.
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Christmas shoppers in Detroit in the 1950s