The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher poses with a plaque from an article from The Detroit News about his involvement with the renaissance of Detroit.
Letter to President George H.W. Bush the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Detroit Renaissance Resolution of Appreciation Award
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Max Fisher speaking at the 40th anniversary of the Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Detroit at Shaarey Zedek Synagogue in Southfield, Michigan. (L-R) JCC President John H. Shepard, Max Fisher, Executive Director Alvin L. Kushner, and Judge Damon J. Keith.
Max Fisher speaking to the General Assembly in Philadelphia in 1976.
Detroit Councilman Kenneth Cockrel, who opposed city tax breaks for the development of Riverfront
American Jewish Committee Human Relations Award
Al Taubman talks about the key to Max's ability to raise funds.
Peter Cummings relates Max Fisher's instinct to work behind the scenes.
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.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Tribute to Max Fisher
President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Louis Hamburger, Edward C. Levy, Israeli Ambassador to U.S. Itzhak Rabin, and Samuel Hamburger during the Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters Meeting at the Sheraton-Cadillac Hotel in Detroit.