The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Peter Cummings explains why Max Fisher is such an effective fund-raiser.
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.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.
Bob McCabe discusses Max Fisher's key role in the Detroit Renaissance, his leadership and his ability to build consensus.
Agreement for the Reconstitution of the Jewish Agency of Israel
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.
Max Fisher with Richard Nixon in the White House
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Operation Exodus Campaign Inaugural meeting
Construction of Renaissance Center
Chaim Weizmann Portrait
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to President Nixon concerning Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir's 1969 visit.
Max Fisher in meetings with President Ford and staff in the White House in the spring of 1975.
Congratulatory letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.