The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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United Jewish Appeal V-E Day Commemorative Medal
Max M. Fisher with A. Alfred Taubman in the early 1980s
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
1990 letter from Max M. Fisher to Secretary of State Jim Baker concerning Middle East peace policy.
"Believe in a brighter future for Detroit" article
The Alpha Kappa Psi Civic Award, "For service to country and community and inspiring leadership," presented to Max Fisher in 1970 by the Delta Theta Chapter of the University of Detroit.
Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.
The original New Detroit committee. Max Fisher is in the second row, far left.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Honorary Doctorate
President Reagan honored Max Fisher with the Presidential Citizen Medal at the White House in 1989.
Congratulatory letter from Henry Kissinger to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from Israeli President Ezer Weizman to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Construction of Renaissance Center
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.
President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter