The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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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.
Left to Right (seated): Gottlieb Hammer (Executive Vice Chairman, UIA); Melvin Dubinsky (President and Board Chairman of UIA); Frank Kellogg (Special Assistant to the Secretary of State)
Left to Right (standing): Simcha Dinitz (Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.); Leonard Garment (Special Consultant to President Nixon); Walter Stoessel, Jr. (Assistant Secretary for European Affairs); Joseph Sisco (Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs); Marshall Wright (Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations); Max M. Fisher (Chairman, Jewish Agency Board of Governors).
Max Fisher with Leon Dulzin, Joseph Sternstein, Charlotte Jacobson, and Ephraim Evron at the American Assembly for Zionism and Israel in 1981.
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Moshe Arad, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States.
Jewish Statesmanship Award
1994 National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony program showing Peter Golden and Mary Fisher as guest speakers.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.
Max Fisher's biographer, Peter Golden, explains Fisher's lead-by-example fundraising strategy.
Max Fisher in 25 words or less poster.
United Jewish Appeal V-E Day Commemorative Medal
Al Taubman talks about the key to Max's ability to raise funds.
Detroit business and community leaders, left to right, Robert Surdam, Henry Ford II, Max Fisher, and Robert McCabe in front of the Renaissance Center, late 1970s.
President Reagan honored Max Fisher with the Presidential Citizen Medal at the White House in 1989.
Renaissance Center and Riverfront
Renaissance Center
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.