The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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1994 National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony program showing Peter Golden and Mary Fisher as guest speakers.
The inner city neighborhoods in Detroit did not feel the economic growth created by the Detroit Renaissance.
Congratulatory letter from Henry Kissinger to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
1960 UJA Overseas Report
Left to Right: Thomas A. Murphy (Chairman, General Motors), Max M. Fisher, Robert E. McCabe (President, Detroit Renaissance), A. Alfred Taubman, Frederick C. Matthaei, Jr.
Detroit Renaissance Resolution of Appreciation Award
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.
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.
Congratulatory letter from Brian Kott, President of the Detroit Chapter of the AJC, to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award.
President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
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.
Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.
Congratulatory letter from Dick Cheney to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.