The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Milwaukee Journal article entitled "Detroit Refuses to Give Up" about the Detroit Renaissance.
Max Fisher's retirement speech from United Brands
Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.
Robert Aronson explains how Max Fisher has been indispensible to Israeli leaders in helping them deal with America.
Max Fisher agrees to serve as Chairman of New Detroit during a meeting at McGregor Conference Center on the Campus of Wayne State University.
Congratulatory letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
In 1974, the Hadassah Wizo of Canada, a Jewish women's philanthropic organization, inscribed Max Fisher as a governor of the Haifa Community College in Winnipeg.
Max Fisher in meetings with President Ford and staff in the White House in the spring of 1975.
A personal letter from Secretary of State George Shultz.
Peter Cummings describes what it's like to work with Max Fisher.
Left to Right (seated): Gottlieb Hammer (Executive Vice Chairman, UIA); Melvin Dubinsky (President and Board Chairman of UIA); Frank Kellogg (Special Assistant to the Secretary of State)
Left to Right (standing): Simcha Dinitz (Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.); Leonard Garment (Special Consultant to President Nixon); Walter Stoessel, Jr. (Assistant Secretary for European Affairs); Joseph Sisco (Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs); Marshall Wright (Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations); Max M. Fisher (Chairman, Jewish Agency Board of Governors).
Max Fisher fundraising at the famous annual Fisher Meeting in his home, 1984.
Robert Aronson on Max Fisher's fundraising prowess.