The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher speaking at the 40th anniversary of the Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Detroit at Shaarey Zedek Synagogue in Southfield, Michigan. (L-R) JCC President John H. Shepard, Max Fisher, Executive Director Alvin L. Kushner, and Judge Damon J. Keith.
Gene Miller relates Max Fisher's legendary fundraising power.
New Detroit article
Peter Cummings remembers Max Fisher's leadership and commitment to Detroit, and on his loyalty to people and causes.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to President Nixon concerning Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir's 1969 visit.
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
Michigan Senate 80th Birthday Honors
Letter from President Ronald Reagan to Menachem Begin, Prime Minister of Israel, regarding a visit from Max M. Fisher.
Congratulatory letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max M. Fisher prepares to accept the National Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Jewish Committee in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from Alexander Haig to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Bob McCabe describes the relationship between Max Fisher and Detroit Mayor Coleman Young.
Robert Aronson explains how Max Fisher has been indispensible to Israeli leaders in helping them deal with America.