The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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American Jewish Committee Human Relations Award
The inner city neighborhoods in Detroit did not feel the economic growth created by the Detroit Renaissance.
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and President Jimmy Carter
Max Fisher Jewish Community Foundation Dedication
Max Fisher, Gerald Ford and other members of the UJA and the State Department signing the contract in the Thomas Jefferson Room of the State Dept. Building.
Photographs of Max Fisher and Louis Pincus, the architects of the reconstitution of the Jewish Agency, in Israel in 1964.
1990 letter from Max M. Fisher to Secretary of State Jim Baker concerning Middle East peace policy.
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Louis Hamburger, Edward C. Levy, Israeli Ambassador to U.S. Itzhak Rabin, and Samuel Hamburger during the Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters Meeting at the Sheraton-Cadillac Hotel in Detroit.
Max Fisher speaking in a UJA fundraising video about the need to support Jewish people around the world.
Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
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's retirement speech from United Brands
Max Fisher in 25 words or less poster.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to President Nixon concerning Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir's 1969 visit.
Congratulatory letter from Bob Dole to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.