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The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Date: April 1, 1973
Media Type: Photo
Left to Right (seated): Gottlieb Hammer (Executive Vice Chairman, UIA); Melvin Dubinsky (President and Board Chairman of UIA); Frank Kellogg (Special Assistant to the Secretary of State) Left to Right (standing): Simcha Dinitz (Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.); Leonard Garment (Special Consultant to President Nixon); Walter Stoessel, Jr. (Assistant Secretary for European Affairs); Joseph Sisco (Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs); Marshall Wright (Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations); Max M. Fisher (Chairman, Jewish Agency Board of Governors).
Date: September 9, 2003
Media Type: Video
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
Date: April 20, 1990
Media Type: Letter
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.
Date: September 9, 2003
Media Type: Video
Gerald Ford discusses Max Fisher's effectiveness.
Media Type: Photo
Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center
Media Type: Photo
Detroit Councilman Kenneth Cockrel, who opposed city tax breaks for the development of Riverfront
Media Type: Photo
Construction of Renaissance Center
Date: April 13, 2005
Media Type: Award
Tribute to Max Fisher
Date: June 15, 1982
Media Type: Photo
Groundbreaking on the Riverfront Apartments
Date: September 18, 2003
Media Type: Video
Mary Fisher on Max's ability to find the solution.
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: August 1, 1970
Media Type: Photo
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Date: June 1, 1971
Media Type: Photo
Max Fisher signing the Agreement for the Reconstitution of the newly Reconstituted Jewish Agency for Israel
Date: February 1, 1956
Media Type: Photo
Left to Right: Dan Lavin, Art Howard, Max Fisher, Abe Green, John Leerie, and Joseph Holtzman take a break for lunch during the 1956 Allied Jewish Campaign.
Date: April 23, 2000
Media Type: Award
1999, Michiganian of the Year Award