The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Chaim Weizmann Portrait
Photographs from the Conference on Human Needs in Israel, 1969.
Max M. Fisher with A. Alfred Taubman in the early 1980s
Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher speaks at the Allied Jewish Campaign fundraising event in 1958.
Congratulatory letter from Bob Dole to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
The Detroit riots, which began on July 23, 1967 led to 43 deaths, 7,200 arrests and a minimum of $42.5 million in damages.
Max Fisher "A Man of Our Times"
Max Fisher with Marjorie, Jane Sherman, and others at the JAFI Assembly in 1990.
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).
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
Detroit Renaissance Construction
Congratulatory letter from Henry Kissinger to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Mary Fisher on Max's ability to find the solution.