The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Letter to Max M. Fisher from Jack J. Spitzer, President of B'nai B'rith International.
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz 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.
Max Fisher with Leon Dulzin, Joseph Sternstein, Charlotte Jacobson, and Ephraim Evron at the American Assembly for Zionism and Israel in 1981.
Bob McCabe remembers how Max Fisher made the Ren Cen happen.
Detroit News on July 15, 1971
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.
Letter to President George H.W. Bush the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Max Fisher and  Zalman Shazar
Congratulatory letter from President Gerald Ford to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max discusses why he had been a successful fund-raiser.
Left to Right: Dan Lavin, Art Howard, Max Fisher, Abe Green, John Leerie, and Joseph Holtzman take a break for lunch during the 1956 Allied Jewish Campaign.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.
In 1984, Max Fisher wrote an article for the Detroit Free Press titled "Believe in a brighter future for Detroit."