The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher fundraising at the famous annual Fisher Meeting in his home, 1984.
Max Fisher with Richard Nixon in the White House
Edsel Ford claims the name Max Fisher is synonymous with the city of Detroit.
Coleman Young amid construction of Detroit's Renaissance Center
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"
Max Fisher with Marjorie, Jane Sherman, and others at the JAFI Assembly in 1990.
Max Fisher speaks at the Allied Jewish Campaign fundraising event in 1958.
Max Fisher speaking in a UJA fundraising video about the need to support Jewish people around the world.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to President Nixon concerning Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir's 1969 visit.
Bob McCabe discusses Max Fisher's key role in the Detroit Renaissance, his leadership and his ability to build consensus.
Photographs of Max Fisher and Louis Pincus, the architects of the reconstitution of the Jewish Agency, in Israel in 1964.
The Detroit Riots of 1967
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Letter from President Ronald Reagan to Menachem Begin, Prime Minister of Israel, regarding a visit from Max M. Fisher.
Letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max M. Fisher, George Klein, and Richard Fox – the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Notes and text for Max Fisher's speech to the Detroit Renaissance meeting.