The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Peter Cummings explains why Max Fisher is such an effective fund-raiser.
Michigan GOP Honors
Peter Cummings describes what it's like to work with Max Fisher.
Max Fisher and  Zalman Shazar
Peter Cummings relates Max Fisher's instinct to work behind the scenes.
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.
Blighted urban housing in Detroit in the 1970s
Edsel Ford claims the name Max Fisher is synonymous with the city of Detroit.
A 1966 Detroit Jewish News article titled "Israel is Facing Massive Absorption Job" quotes Max Fisher heavily.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Max Fisher speaking to the General Assembly in Philadelphia in 1976.
Jane Sherman talks about her father's motivation to help rebuild Detroit after the 1967 riots.
Left to Right: Dan Lavin, Art Howard, Max Fisher, Abe Green, John Leerie, and Joseph Holtzman take a break for lunch during the 1956 Allied Jewish Campaign.
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.
Max Fisher and George Shultz with Jane Sherman at the Council of Jewish Federations General Assembly in San Francisco in 1990, during which Shultz was presented the Human Rights Award by his longtime friend Fisher.
Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.