The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher speaking to the General Assembly in Philadelphia in 1976.
Max Fisher and President Ronald Reagan in the oval office.
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.
Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.
Robert Aronson reflects on Max Fisher's historic influence on behalf of Israel.
Gerald Ford recalls Max Fisher's effective fundraising.
Max Fisher holding his award with Rabbi Maurice N. Eisendrath, president of the American Hebrew Congregations, and Industrialist Lester Avnot.
Jewish Welfare Federation Plaque
Detroit business and community leaders, left to right, Robert Surdam, Henry Ford II, Max Fisher, and Robert McCabe in front of the Renaissance Center, late 1970s.
In 1984, Max Fisher wrote an article for the Detroit Free Press titled "Believe in a brighter future for Detroit."
The Detroit Riots of 1967
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Max Fisher with Leon Dulzin, Joseph Sternstein, Charlotte Jacobson, and Ephraim Evron at the American Assembly for Zionism and Israel in 1981.
The Alpha Kappa Psi Civic Award, "For service to country and community and inspiring leadership," presented to Max Fisher in 1970 by the Delta Theta Chapter of the University of Detroit.