The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
Bill Berman describes Max Fisher's belief that consensus was not "the middle ground," but the process of getting a group to all reach the right decision.
Agreement for the Reconstitution of the Jewish Agency of Israel
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Gerald Ford discusses Max Fisher's effectiveness.
The Detroit Riots of 1967
Detroit News on July 15, 1971
Coleman Young amid construction of Detroit's Renaissance Center
Max Fisher in 25 words or less poster.
Al Taubman talks about the key to Max's ability to raise funds.
Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
Max Fisher agreed to serve as Chairman of Detroit Renaissance, a civic organization with the goal of economic growth for Detroit. The directors included dozens of the most recognizable leaders in Detroit's business community including James M. Roche, Chairman of General Motors and Joseph Hudson, Jr., President of Hudson's Department Stores.
Congratulatory letter from President Bill Clinton to Max Fisher for receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Jewish Welfare Federation Plaque
Max Fisher with Richard Nixon in the White House