The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Damon Keith remembers Max Fisher's courage in standing against the Detroit Police Department after the Riots in 1967.
Bob McCabe explains how the Ren Cen was a catalyst for revitalizing Detroit.
Robert Aronson talks about the quiet diplomat.
Max Fisher speaking in a UJA fundraising video about the need to support Jewish people around the world.
Congratulatory letter from Israeli President Ezer Weizman to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Construction of Renaissance Center
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
A 1966 Detroit Jewish News article titled "Israel is Facing Massive Absorption Job" quotes Max Fisher heavily.
Max Fisher in meetings with President Ford and staff in the White House in the spring of 1975.
Edsel Ford explains why his father, Henry, liked Max Fisher.
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
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.
Gene Miller relates Max Fisher's legendary fundraising power.
Max Fisher with Leon Dulzin, Joseph Sternstein, Charlotte Jacobson, and Ephraim Evron at the American Assembly for Zionism and Israel in 1981.
Left to Right: Phillip Hart, J.L. Hudson, Jr., Robert P. Griffin, and Max Fisher