The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
Max Fisher poses with a plaque from an article from The Detroit News about his involvement with the renaissance of Detroit.
Photographs from the Conference on Human Needs in Israel, 1969.
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
Peter Cummings relates Max Fisher's instinct to work behind the scenes.
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Edsel Ford claims the name Max Fisher is synonymous with the city of Detroit.
Max Fisher's biographer, Peter Golden, explains Fisher's lead-by-example fundraising strategy.
In 1988, Max Fisher was awarded this elaborate Shield of Zion by the American Zionist Federation of Los Angeles.
Max Fisher with Yitzhak Rabin in 1967.
Gerald Ford discusses Max Fisher's effectiveness.
Max Fisher, Yigal Allon and Yosef Tekoah
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Bob McCabe describes the relationship between Max Fisher and Detroit Mayor Coleman Young.
Clips from 1969 articles highlighting Max Fisher's appointment as a Special Advisor to President Nixon.