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The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Date: June 4, 1965
Media Type: Photo
Henry Ford II presents a check to Max M. Fisher and the United Jewish Appeal.
Media Type: Photo
Renaissance Center
Date: September 9, 2003
Media Type: Video
Bob McCabe discusses Max Fisher's key role in the Detroit Renaissance, his leadership and his ability to build consensus.
Date: December 4, 1994
Media Type: Award
1994 National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony program showing Peter Golden and Mary Fisher as guest speakers.
Date: June 22, 1981
Media Type: Letter
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.
Date: July 23, 1979
Media Type: Photo
The inner city neighborhoods in Detroit did not feel the economic growth created by the Detroit Renaissance.
Date: January 19, 1989
Media Type: Letter
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Moshe Arad, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States.
Date: June 15, 1977
Media Type: Award
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Media Type: Photo
Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center
Date: June 1, 1990
Media Type: Photo
Max Fisher with Marjorie, Jane Sherman, and others at the JAFI Assembly in 1990.
Date: September 9, 2003
Media Type: Video
Robert Aronson on Max Fisher's fundraising prowess.
Date: February 8, 1973
Media Type: Photo
Elie Weisel, Max Fisher and Golda Meir
Date: June 15, 1982
Media Type: Photo
Groundbreaking on the Riverfront Apartments
Date: April 20, 1967
Media Type: Photo
Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
Date: November 14, 1994
Media Type: Letter
Congratulatory letter from Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Date: September 18, 2003
Media Type: Video
Mary Fisher on Max's ability to find the solution.