The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Mary Fisher on Max's ability to find the solution.
Damon Keith recalls Max Fisher's wisdom in negotiations with African-American leaders in Detroit and his commitment to the city.
Max Fisher, Gerald Ford and other members of the UJA and the State Department signing the contract in the Thomas Jefferson Room of the State Dept. Building.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, on Fisher's role as conduit in deals between US and Israel.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to President Nixon concerning Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir's 1969 visit.
Max Fisher, Yigal Allon and Yosef Tekoah
Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.
The Riverfront development in Detroit, part of the city's Renaissance led by Fisher and Taubman
A photograph of the then four living presidents, signed by each, presented to Max Fisher in 1998, along with a personal letter from Gerald Ford.
Congratulatory letter from President Gerald Ford to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Honorary Doctorate
President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
Left to Right: Phillip Hart, J.L. Hudson, Jr., Robert P. Griffin, and Max Fisher
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.
Max Fisher's biographer, Peter Golden, details Fisher's extensive experience as a highly successful fundraiser.
Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center