The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
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.
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.
The Detroit Riots of 1967
A handwritten letter to Max M. Fisher from an L.A. Times reader thanking him for his role in negotiating the Rogers Plan.
Al Taubman talks about the key to Max's ability to raise funds.
New Detroit article
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Moshe Arad, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States.
Max Fisher holding his award with Rabbi Maurice N. Eisendrath, president of the American Hebrew Congregations, and Industrialist Lester Avnot.
Max Fisher and President Ronald Reagan in the oval office.
Letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max M. Fisher, George Klein, and Richard Fox – the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Max Fisher and other Detroit Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters in 1965.
Max Fisher speaks at the Allied Jewish Campaign fundraising event in 1958.