The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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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).
Photographs of Max Fisher and Louis Pincus, the architects of the reconstitution of the Jewish Agency, in Israel in 1964.
1961 United Foundation Torch Drive
Max Fisher speaking to the General Assembly in Philadelphia in 1976.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, discusses Fisher's influence with President Ford.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
United Jewish Appeal V-E Day Commemorative Medal
Max Fisher with Richard Nixon in the White House
Max Fisher speaking in a UJA fundraising video about the need to support Jewish people around the world.
Peter Cummings relates Max Fisher's instinct to work behind the scenes.
Chaim Weizmann Portrait
Max Fisher in meetings with President Ford and staff in the White House in the spring of 1975.
Max Fisher, Yigal Allon and Yosef Tekoah
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 agrees to serve as Chairman of New Detroit during a meeting at McGregor Conference Center on the Campus of Wayne State University.
Gerald Ford discusses Max Fisher's effectiveness.