The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Gene Miller relates Max Fisher's legendary fundraising power.
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).
In 1974, the Hadassah Wizo of Canada, a Jewish women's philanthropic organization, inscribed Max Fisher as a governor of the Haifa Community College in Winnipeg.
Max Fisher fundraising at the famous annual Fisher Meeting in his home, 1984.
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
The Alpha Kappa Psi Civic Award, "For service to country and community and inspiring leadership," presented to Max Fisher in 1970 by the Delta Theta Chapter of the University of Detroit.
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Max and Marjorie Fisher with Henry Ford II and his wife, Christina, during a trip to Israel in 1972.
Letter to President George H.W. Bush the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
The inner city neighborhoods in Detroit did not feel the economic growth created by the Detroit Renaissance.
Elie Weisel, Max Fisher and Golda Meir
Detroit Renaissance Construction
Damon Keith recalls Max Fisher's wisdom in negotiations with African-American leaders in Detroit and his commitment to the city.
Bob McCabe describes the relationship between Max Fisher and Detroit Mayor Coleman Young.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, discusses Fisher's influence with President Ford.
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.