The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Michigan GOP Honors
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.
Max Fisher, Golda Meir and others
1994 National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony program showing Peter Golden and Mary Fisher as guest speakers.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Jack J. Spitzer, President of B'nai B'rith International.
Max Fisher speaking in a UJA fundraising video about the need to support Jewish people around the world.
Max Fisher speaking to the General Assembly in Philadelphia in 1976.
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
Congratulatory letter from Secretary of State James A. Baker III to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Detroit News on July 15, 1971
American Jewish Committee Human Relations Award
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
A personal letter from Secretary of State George Shultz.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, on Fisher's role as conduit in deals between US and Israel.