The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Notes and text for Max Fisher's speech to the Detroit Renaissance meeting.
Peter Cummings explains why Max Fisher is such an effective fund-raiser.
Max Fisher speaks at the Allied Jewish Campaign fundraising event in 1958.
Damon Keith explains how Henry Ford and Max Fisher were the leaders in Detroit in bringing the community back together after the Riots.
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
Left to Right (seated): Gottlieb Hammer (Executive Vice Chairman, UIA); Melvin Dubinsky (President and Board Chairman of UIA); Frank Kellogg (Special Assistant to the Secretary of State)
Left to Right (standing): Simcha Dinitz (Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.); Leonard Garment (Special Consultant to President Nixon); Walter Stoessel, Jr. (Assistant Secretary for European Affairs); Joseph Sisco (Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs); Marshall Wright (Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations); Max M. Fisher (Chairman, Jewish Agency Board of Governors).
Letter to President George H.W. Bush the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Max Fisher with former Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and Rabbi Shlomo Goren at the Founding Assembly of the RAFI in June 1971.
Congratulatory letter from Brian Kott, President of the Detroit Chapter of the AJC, to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award.
Photographs from the Conference on Human Needs in Israel, 1969.
In 1984, Max Fisher wrote an article for the Detroit Free Press titled "Believe in a brighter future for Detroit."
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Jack J. Spitzer, President of B'nai B'rith International.
Agreement for the Reconstitution of the Jewish Agency of Israel
Max and his wife Marjorie at the National Distinguished Leadership Award festivities.
A personal letter from Secretary of State George Shultz.
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.