The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
Max Fisher agrees to serve as Chairman of New Detroit during a meeting at McGregor Conference Center on the Campus of Wayne State University.
Bob McCabe remembers how Max Fisher made the Ren Cen happen.
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
Jane Sherman talks about her father's success in fundraising.
Letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max M. Fisher, George Klein, and Richard Fox – the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Max Fisher with Secretary of Commerce Robert Mosbacher and President George H. W. Bush outside the White House. Signed, "To Max - I love this shot. Your friend - George Bush"
Bob McCabe explains how the Ren Cen was a catalyst for revitalizing Detroit.
Detroit News on July 15, 1971
Max Fisher with Leon Dulzin, Joseph Sternstein, Charlotte Jacobson, and Ephraim Evron at the American Assembly for Zionism and Israel in 1981.
Renaissance Center and Riverfront
Max Fisher with Marjorie, Jane Sherman, and others at the JAFI Assembly in 1990.
Max Fisher with future Israeli President Ephraim Katzir and Louis Pincus at the Founding Assembly for the Reconstituted JAFI in Jerusalem in 1971.
Congratulatory letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Moshe Arad, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States.