The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Tribute to Max Fisher
Max Fisher "A Man of Our Times"
Congratulatory letter from Alexander Haig to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Detroit Councilman Kenneth Cockrel, who opposed city tax breaks for the development of Riverfront
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Al Taubman talks about the key to Max's ability to raise funds.
Max Fisher with Richard Nixon in the White House
Letter to President George H.W. Bush the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Max and his wife Marjorie at the National Distinguished Leadership Award festivities.
Bob McCabe explains how the Ren Cen was a catalyst for revitalizing Detroit.
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
The original New Detroit committee. Max Fisher is in the second row, far left.
Damon Keith recalls Max Fisher's wisdom in negotiations with African-American leaders in Detroit and his commitment to the city.
1990 letter from Max M. Fisher to Secretary of State Jim Baker concerning Middle East peace policy.
Agreement for the Reconstitution of the Jewish Agency of Israel
A 1966 Detroit Jewish News article titled "Israel is Facing Massive Absorption Job" quotes Max Fisher heavily.