The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
Robert Aronson explains how Max Fisher has been indispensible to Israeli leaders in helping them deal with America.
Max Fisher, Golda Meir and others
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Louis Hamburger, Edward C. Levy, Israeli Ambassador to U.S. Itzhak Rabin, and Samuel Hamburger during the Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters Meeting at the Sheraton-Cadillac Hotel in Detroit.
Special Consultant to the President on Voluntary Action
A handwritten letter to Max M. Fisher from an L.A. Times reader thanking him for his role in negotiating the Rogers Plan.
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.
Congratulatory letter from Teddy Kollek to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Detroit Renaissance Construction
"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 in 25 words or less poster.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.
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.
Congratulatory letter from President Bill Clinton to Max Fisher for receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.