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The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.
Congratulatory letter from President Gerald Ford to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher speaking to the General Assembly in Philadelphia in 1976.
Bar-Ilan Degree
United Jewish Appeal LBJ Plaque
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Max Fisher with Richard Nixon in the White House
"Detroit Renaissance: A Decade of Progress and A Commitment to the Future," 1981 address by Max M. Fisher, Chairman of the Board, Detroit Renaissance, Inc.
Max Fisher with Leon Dulzin, Joseph Sternstein, Charlotte Jacobson, and Ephraim Evron at the American Assembly for Zionism and Israel in 1981.
Peter Cummings remembers Max Fisher's leadership and commitment to Detroit, and on his loyalty to people and causes.
United Jewish Appeal V-E Day Commemorative Medal
Construction of Renaissance Center
Max Fisher and other Detroit Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters in 1965.
Max Fisher holding his award with Rabbi Maurice N. Eisendrath, president of the American Hebrew Congregations, and Industrialist Lester Avnot.
President Reagan honored Max Fisher with the Presidential Citizen Medal at the White House in 1989.
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.