The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Congratulatory letter from Teddy Kollek to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher speaking at the 40th anniversary of the Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Detroit at Shaarey Zedek Synagogue in Southfield, Michigan. (L-R) JCC President John H. Shepard, Max Fisher, Executive Director Alvin L. Kushner, and Judge Damon J. Keith.
Max Fisher poses with a plaque from an article from The Detroit News about his involvement with the renaissance of Detroit.
Construction of Renaissance Center
Max Fisher agrees to serve as Chairman of New Detroit during a meeting at McGregor Conference Center on the Campus of Wayne State University.
Agreement for the Reconstitution of the Jewish Agency of Israel
1960 UJA Overseas Report
Letter from President Ronald Reagan to Menachem Begin, Prime Minister of Israel, regarding a visit from Max M. Fisher.
Louis Pincus addressing the Founding Assembly of the Reconstituted JAFI in June 1971.
Blighted urban housing in Detroit in the 1970s
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
Congratulatory letter from President Gerald Ford to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.
Milwaukee Journal article entitled "Detroit Refuses to Give Up" about the Detroit Renaissance.
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.
Detroit News on July 15, 1971