The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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"Detroit Renaissance: A Decade of Progress and A Commitment to the Future," 1981 address by Max M. Fisher, Chairman of the Board, Detroit Renaissance, Inc.
Notes and text for Max Fisher's speech to the Detroit Renaissance meeting.
Max Fisher and other Detroit Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters in 1965.
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.
Bob McCabe describes the relationship between Max Fisher and Detroit Mayor Coleman Young.
Congratulatory letter from Teddy Kollek to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher fundraising at the famous annual Fisher Meeting in his home, 1984.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
Max Fisher and  Zalman Shazar
1990 letter from Max M. Fisher to Secretary of State Jim Baker concerning Middle East peace policy.
Left to Right: Phillip Hart, J.L. Hudson, Jr., Robert P. Griffin, and Max Fisher
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Max Fisher speaks at the Allied Jewish Campaign fundraising event in 1958.
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"