The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
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.
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
Renaissance Center and Riverfront
Max Fisher with Henry Kissinger in the White House. Signed, "To Max Fisher - With the affection and admiration of his friend - Henry A. Kissinger."
Detroit Councilman Kenneth Cockrel, who opposed city tax breaks for the development of Riverfront
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
The inner city neighborhoods in Detroit did not feel the economic growth created by the Detroit Renaissance.
Special Consultant to the President on Voluntary Action
Notes and text for Max Fisher's speech to the Detroit Renaissance meeting.
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Louis Hamburger, Edward C. Levy, Israeli Ambassador to U.S. Itzhak Rabin, and Samuel Hamburger during the Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters Meeting at the Sheraton-Cadillac Hotel in Detroit.
A handwritten letter to Max M. Fisher from an L.A. Times reader thanking him for his role in negotiating the Rogers Plan.
In 1984, Max Fisher wrote an article for the Detroit Free Press titled "Believe in a brighter future for Detroit."
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
United Jewish Appeal LBJ Plaque
President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter