The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center
Max Fisher holding his award with Rabbi Maurice N. Eisendrath, president of the American Hebrew Congregations, and Industrialist Lester Avnot.
Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
1999, Michiganian of the Year Award
Letter to President George H.W. Bush the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Bob McCabe describes the relationship between Max Fisher and Detroit Mayor Coleman Young.
Letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max M. Fisher, George Klein, and Richard Fox – the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Bill Berman describes Max Fisher's belief that consensus was not "the middle ground," but the process of getting a group to all reach the right decision.
Detroit Renaissance Resolution of Appreciation Award
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.
Max Fisher's retirement speech from United Brands
Michigan Senate 80th Birthday Honors
Jane Sherman talks about her father's success in fundraising.
President Reagan honored Max Fisher with the Presidential Citizen Medal at the White House in 1989.
Renaissance Center
Damon Keith explains how Henry Ford and Max Fisher were the leaders in Detroit in bringing the community back together after the Riots.