The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max M. Fisher prepares to accept the National Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Jewish Committee in 1994.
Left to Right: Phillip Hart, J.L. Hudson, Jr., Robert P. Griffin, and Max Fisher
Max Fisher, Gerald Ford and other members of the UJA and the State Department signing the contract in the Thomas Jefferson Room of the State Dept. Building.
Photographs from the Conference on Human Needs in Israel, 1969.
Max Fisher; Former Mayor of Detroit Coleman Young; Former Governor of Michigan William Milliken
Max Fisher holding his award with Rabbi Maurice N. Eisendrath, president of the American Hebrew Congregations, and Industrialist Lester Avnot.
1961 United Foundation Torch Drive
Max discusses why he had been a successful fund-raiser.
Congratulatory letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from Teddy Kollek to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher in 1977
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, on Fisher's role as conduit in deals between US and Israel.
Detroit Renaissance Construction
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.