The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Correspondence between Max M. Fisher and Judge Sherman C. Finesilver concerning the Rogers Plan.
Jewish Welfare Federation Plaque
Max Fisher addressing the final session of the Founding Assembly
Clips from 1969 articles highlighting Max Fisher's appointment as a Special Advisor to President Nixon.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, on Fisher's role as conduit in deals between US and Israel.
Congratulatory letter from Teddy Kollek to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Jack J. Spitzer, President of B'nai B'rith International.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
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.
Bob McCabe describes the relationship between Max Fisher and Detroit Mayor Coleman Young.
Congratulatory letter from Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and President Jimmy Carter
Gene Miller relates Max Fisher's legendary fundraising power.
"The Gang of Eight" article
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.