The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Louis Pincus addressing the Founding Assembly of the Reconstituted JAFI in June 1971.
President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
Peter Cummings remembers Max Fisher's leadership and commitment to Detroit, and on his loyalty to people and causes.
Renaissance Center
Max Fisher speaking in a UJA fundraising video about the need to support Jewish people around the world.
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, on Fisher's role as conduit in deals between US and Israel.
Max Fisher's retirement speech from United Brands
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.
A 1966 Detroit Jewish News article titled "Israel is Facing Massive Absorption Job" quotes Max Fisher heavily.
Congratulatory letter from Dick Cheney to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Robert Aronson explains how Max Fisher has been indispensible to Israeli leaders in helping them deal with America.
Henry Ford II presents a check to Max M. Fisher and the United Jewish Appeal.
Damon Keith explains how Henry Ford and Max Fisher were the leaders in Detroit in bringing the community back together after the Riots.
A handsome token of appreciation given to Max and Marjorie Fisher from the Jewish Federation of Detroit, of which Max Fisher was president from 1959 to 1964.