The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Anti-Defamation League Honors
Jane Sherman talks about her father's success in fundraising.
Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and President Jimmy Carter
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.
Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.
Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
The inner city neighborhoods in Detroit did not feel the economic growth created by the Detroit Renaissance.
Detroit Renaissance Resolution of Appreciation Award
Louis Pincus addressing the Founding Assembly of the Reconstituted JAFI in June 1971.
Max Fisher speaks at the Allied Jewish Campaign fundraising event in 1958.
Congratulatory letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
In 1984, Max Fisher wrote an article for the Detroit Free Press titled "Believe in a brighter future for Detroit."
Elie Weisel, Max Fisher and Golda Meir
Congratulatory letter from Bob Dole to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.