The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher with Secretary of Commerce Robert Mosbacher and President George H. W. Bush outside the White House. Signed, "To Max - I love this shot. Your friend - George Bush"
Max and Marjorie Fisher with Henry Ford II and his wife, Christina, during a trip to Israel in 1972.
In the Fall of 1971, Henry Ford undertook the largest single building venture in Detroit’s history. The project was the Renaissance Center, also known as “RenCen.”
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.
Max Fisher in meetings with President Ford and staff in the White House in the spring of 1975.
Max Fisher, Gerald Ford and other members of the UJA and the State Department signing the contract in the Thomas Jefferson Room of the State Dept. Building.
Congratulatory letter from Alexander Haig to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Robert Aronson talks about the quiet diplomat.
The Detroit Riots of 1967
Max Fisher signing the Agreement for the Reconstitution of the newly Reconstituted Jewish Agency for Israel
Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Louis Hamburger, Edward C. Levy, Israeli Ambassador to U.S. Itzhak Rabin, and Samuel Hamburger during the Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters Meeting at the Sheraton-Cadillac Hotel in Detroit.
Construction of Renaissance Center
1994 National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony program showing Peter Golden and Mary Fisher as guest speakers.
Detroit Councilman Kenneth Cockrel, who opposed city tax breaks for the development of Riverfront