The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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In 1988, Max Fisher was awarded this elaborate Shield of Zion by the American Zionist Federation of Los Angeles.
"Detroit Renaissance: A Decade of Progress and A Commitment to the Future," 1981 address by Max M. Fisher, Chairman of the Board, Detroit Renaissance, Inc.
Max Fisher with future Israeli President Ephraim Katzir and Louis Pincus at the Founding Assembly for the Reconstituted JAFI in Jerusalem in 1971.
Max M. Fisher with A. Alfred Taubman in the early 1980s
Renaissance Center
Henry Ford II speaks to a crowd of reporters and well-wishers at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Renaissance Center on a rainy day in Detroit.
Max Fisher's retirement speech from United Brands
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.
Michigan Senate 80th Birthday Honors
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Max Fisher with Henry Kissinger in the White House. Signed, "To Max Fisher - With the affection and admiration of his friend - Henry A. Kissinger."
"The Gang of Eight" article
The inner city neighborhoods in Detroit did not feel the economic growth created by the Detroit Renaissance.
Bar-Ilan Degree
United Jewish Appeal V-E Day Commemorative Medal
Letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max M. Fisher, George Klein, and Richard Fox – the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.