The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher, Golda Meir and others
Max Fisher speaks at the Allied Jewish Campaign fundraising event in 1958.
Letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max M. Fisher, George Klein, and Richard Fox – the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Max M. Fisher prepares to accept the National Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Jewish Committee in 1994.
Peter Cummings remembers Max Fisher's leadership and commitment to Detroit, and on his loyalty to people and causes.
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.
United Jewish Appeal V-E Day Commemorative Medal
Renaissance Center
Max Fisher's biographer, Peter Golden, details Fisher's extensive experience as a highly successful fundraiser.
Max Fisher's biographer, Peter Golden, explains Fisher's lead-by-example fundraising strategy.
Max Fisher in 25 words or less poster.
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 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.
Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
Robert Aronson explains how Max Fisher has been indispensible to Israeli leaders in helping them deal with America.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.