The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Letter to Max M. Fisher from Moshe Arad, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States.
Robert Aronson reflects on Max Fisher's historic influence on behalf of Israel.
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.
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.
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.
Max Fisher in 1977
Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center
Congratulatory letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Bob McCabe explains how the Ren Cen was a catalyst for revitalizing Detroit.
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Jack J. Spitzer, President of B'nai B'rith International.
Letter to President George H.W. Bush the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Damon Keith recalls Max Fisher's wisdom in negotiations with African-American leaders in Detroit and his commitment to the city.
Robert Aronson talks about the quiet diplomat.
Max Fisher; Former Mayor of Detroit Coleman Young; Former Governor of Michigan William Milliken
Max Fisher "A Man of Our Times"
A 1966 Detroit Jewish News article titled "Israel is Facing Massive Absorption Job" quotes Max Fisher heavily.