The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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A photograph of the then four living presidents, signed by each, presented to Max Fisher in 1998, along with a personal letter from Gerald Ford.
Congratulatory letter from Alexander Haig to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
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 in 25 words or less poster.
The Detroit riots, which began on July 23, 1967 led to 43 deaths, 7,200 arrests and a minimum of $42.5 million in damages.
Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.
Max M. Fisher with A. Alfred Taubman in the early 1980s
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.
1960 UJA Overseas Report
1990 letter from Max M. Fisher to Secretary of State Jim Baker concerning Middle East peace policy.
Peter Cummings relates Max Fisher's instinct to work behind the scenes.
Max Fisher "A Man of Our Times"
Max Fisher in meetings with President Ford and staff in the White House in the spring of 1975.
Max Fisher, Paul Milstein and Seymour Milstein
Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
Max Fisher with future Israeli President Ephraim Katzir and Louis Pincus at the Founding Assembly for the Reconstituted JAFI in Jerusalem in 1971.