The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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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.
Gerald Ford discusses Max Fisher's effectiveness.
Max Fisher signing the Agreement for the Reconstitution of the newly Reconstituted Jewish Agency for Israel
Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
Max Fisher agreed to serve as Chairman of Detroit Renaissance, a civic organization with the goal of economic growth for Detroit. The directors included dozens of the most recognizable leaders in Detroit's business community including James M. Roche, Chairman of General Motors and Joseph Hudson, Jr., President of Hudson's Department Stores.
Clips from 1969 articles highlighting Max Fisher's appointment as a Special Advisor to President Nixon.
Congratulatory letter from Henry Kissinger to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Detroit News on July 15, 1971
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to President Nixon concerning Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir's 1969 visit.
A personal letter from Secretary of State George Shultz.
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Max Fisher with Yitzhak Rabin in 1967.
Max discusses why he had been a successful fund-raiser.