The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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A handwritten letter to Max M. Fisher from an L.A. Times reader thanking him for his role in negotiating the Rogers Plan.
A personal letter from Secretary of State George Shultz.
The inner city neighborhoods in Detroit did not feel the economic growth created by the Detroit Renaissance.
Henry Ford II speaks to a crowd of reporters and well-wishers at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Renaissance Center on a rainy day in Detroit.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.
Al Taubman talks about the key to Max's ability to raise funds.
Louis Pincus addressing the Founding Assembly of the Reconstituted JAFI in June 1971.
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
Jane Sherman talks about her father's motivation to help rebuild Detroit after the 1967 riots.
Max Fisher with future Israeli President Ephraim Katzir and Louis Pincus at the Founding Assembly for the Reconstituted JAFI in Jerusalem in 1971.
Congratulatory letter from Israeli President Ezer Weizman to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max discusses why he had been a successful fund-raiser.
Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from Secretary of State James A. Baker III to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from President Gerald Ford to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.