The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher; Former Mayor of Detroit Coleman Young; Former Governor of Michigan William Milliken
Congratulatory letter from Bob Dole to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
Damon Keith explains how Henry Ford and Max Fisher were the leaders in Detroit in bringing the community back together after the Riots.
The Detroit Riots of 1967
Bob McCabe discusses Max Fisher's key role in the Detroit Renaissance, his leadership and his ability to build consensus.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
Max M. Fisher with A. Alfred Taubman in the early 1980s
"The Gang of Eight" article
Henry Ford II presents a check to Max M. Fisher and the United Jewish Appeal.
In 1988, Max Fisher was awarded this elaborate Shield of Zion by the American Zionist Federation of Los Angeles.
Congratulatory letter from Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.