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The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Bob McCabe discusses Max Fisher's key role in the Detroit Renaissance, his leadership and his ability to build consensus.
"The Gang of Eight" article
Max Fisher Jewish Community Foundation Dedication
Milwaukee Journal article entitled "Detroit Refuses to Give Up" about the Detroit Renaissance.
Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.
Max Fisher speaking at the 40th anniversary of the Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Detroit at Shaarey Zedek Synagogue in Southfield, Michigan. (L-R) JCC President John H. Shepard, Max Fisher, Executive Director Alvin L. Kushner, and Judge Damon J. Keith.
Congratulatory letter from Bob Dole to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Detroit News on July 15, 1971
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
Congratulatory letter from Alexander Haig to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher; Former Mayor of Detroit Coleman Young; Former Governor of Michigan William Milliken
American Jewish Committee Human Relations Award
1960 UJA Overseas Report
Robert Aronson reflects on Max Fisher's historic influence on behalf of Israel.
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Moshe Arad, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States.