The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Date: February 19, 1983
Media Type: Award
Michigan GOP Honors
Date: June 25, 1990
Media Type: Letter
Letter to President George H.W. Bush the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Date: September 9, 2003
Media Type: Video
Damon Keith explains how Henry Ford and Max Fisher were the leaders in Detroit in bringing the community back together after the Riots.
Date: December 4, 1994
Media Type: Letter
Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Date: January 1, 1967
Media Type: Photo
The original New Detroit committee. Max Fisher is in the second row, far left.
Media Type: Photo
Max Fisher poses with a plaque from an article from The Detroit News about his involvement with the renaissance of Detroit.
Date: October 12, 1994
Media Type: Letter
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Date: November 21, 1994
Media Type: Letter
Congratulatory letter from President Bill Clinton to Max Fisher for receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Date: October 30, 1977
Media Type: Photo
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.
Date: September 12, 1980
Media Type: Photo
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Detroit Mayor Coleman Young, Michigan Governor William Milliken
Date: January 1, 1965
Media Type: Photo
Max Fisher and other Detroit Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters in 1965.
Date: September 9, 2003
Media Type: Video
Robert Aronson reflects on Max Fisher's historic influence on behalf of Israel.
Date: January 14, 1970
Media Type: Letter
Correspondence between Max M. Fisher and Judge Sherman C. Finesilver concerning the Rogers Plan.
Media Type: Photo
Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center
Date: April 30, 1969
Media Type: Award
Special Consultant to the President on Voluntary Action
Date: January 1, 1976
Media Type: Document
Chaim Weizmann Portrait