The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Milwaukee Journal article entitled "Detroit Refuses to Give Up" about the Detroit Renaissance.
American Jewish Committee Human Relations Award
United Jewish Appeal LBJ Plaque
A personal letter from Secretary of State George Shultz.
Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
Jane Sherman talks about her father's motivation to help rebuild Detroit after the 1967 riots.
Notes and text for Max Fisher's speech to the Detroit Renaissance meeting.
Tribute to Max Fisher
Gerald Ford recalls Max Fisher's effective fundraising.
Congratulatory letter from Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Al Taubman talks about the key to Max's ability to raise funds.
The Detroit Riots of 1967
Max Fisher with Marjorie, Jane Sherman, and others at the JAFI Assembly in 1990.
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.
Michigan GOP Honors