The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
Bar-Ilan Degree
HUD Certificate of Appreciation
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.
Photographs from the Conference on Human Needs in Israel, 1969.
Damon Keith recalls Max Fisher's wisdom in negotiations with African-American leaders in Detroit and his commitment to the city.
Max Fisher with Yitzhak Rabin in 1967.
Gerald Ford recalls Max Fisher's effective fundraising.
Congratulatory letter from Brian Kott, President of the Detroit Chapter of the AJC, to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award.
Peter Cummings remembers Max Fisher's leadership and commitment to Detroit, and on his loyalty to people and causes.
Correspondence between Max M. Fisher and Judge Sherman C. Finesilver concerning the Rogers Plan.
"Believe in a brighter future for Detroit" article
Max Fisher meeting with Richard Nixon and other leaders, including John Ehrlichman, William Rogers, Rabbi Hershel Schacter, and William Wxler, in the White House in 1970.
Detroit's Renaissance Center Article
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"