The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max and Marjorie Fisher with Henry Ford II and his wife, Christina, during a trip to Israel in 1972.
Robert Aronson on Max Fisher's fundraising prowess.
Congratulatory letter from President Gerald Ford to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
"The Gang of Eight" article
Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Detroit Renaissance Construction
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Honorary Doctorate
Michigan Senate 80th Birthday Honors
Max Fisher agreed to serve as Chairman of Detroit Renaissance, a civic organization with the goal of economic growth for Detroit. The directors included dozens of the most recognizable leaders in Detroit's business community including James M. Roche, Chairman of General Motors and Joseph Hudson, Jr., President of Hudson's Department Stores.
Congratulatory letter from Secretary of State James A. Baker III to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
Left to Right: Alan E. Schwartz, Joseph L. Hudson, Robert E. McCabe, Max M. Fisher, A. Alfred Taubman
1961 United Foundation Torch Drive
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Anti-Defamation League Honors