The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Congratulatory letter from Teddy Kollek to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
1994 National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony program showing Peter Golden and Mary Fisher as guest speakers.
Michigan GOP Honors
Edsel Ford explains why his father, Henry, liked Max Fisher.
Congratulatory letter from Dick Cheney to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from Israeli President Ezer Weizman to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Max Fisher in 1977
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
A photograph of the then four living presidents, signed by each, presented to Max Fisher in 1998, along with a personal letter from Gerald Ford.
Milwaukee Journal article entitled "Detroit Refuses to Give Up" about the Detroit Renaissance.
Max Fisher, Yigal Allon and Yosef Tekoah
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.
Robert Aronson talks about the quiet diplomat.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to President Nixon concerning Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir's 1969 visit.
Robert Aronson explains how Max Fisher has been indispensible to Israeli leaders in helping them deal with America.