The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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1999, Michiganian of the Year Award
Letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max M. Fisher, George Klein, and Richard Fox – the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Max discusses why he had been a successful fund-raiser.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to President Nixon concerning Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir's 1969 visit.
"Believe in a brighter future for Detroit" article
Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center
Special Consultant to the President on Voluntary Action
Max Fisher and George Shultz with Jane Sherman at the Council of Jewish Federations General Assembly in San Francisco in 1990, during which Shultz was presented the Human Rights Award by his longtime friend Fisher.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Bar-Ilan Degree
Congratulatory letter from Henry Kissinger to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Edsel Ford explains why his father, Henry, liked Max Fisher.
The inner city neighborhoods in Detroit did not feel the economic growth created by the Detroit Renaissance.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.
Left to Right: Alan E. Schwartz, Joseph L. Hudson, Robert E. McCabe, Max M. Fisher, A. Alfred Taubman
A handwritten letter to Max M. Fisher from an L.A. Times reader thanking him for his role in negotiating the Rogers Plan.