The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
Detroit Renaissance Construction
Detroit's Renaissance Center Article
Henry Ford II presents a check to Max M. Fisher and the United Jewish Appeal.
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.
Correspondence between Max M. Fisher and Judge Sherman C. Finesilver concerning the Rogers Plan.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.
Milwaukee Journal article entitled "Detroit Refuses to Give Up" about the Detroit Renaissance.
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Jack J. Spitzer, President of B'nai B'rith International.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Max Fisher poses with a plaque from an article from The Detroit News about his involvement with the renaissance of Detroit.
Max Fisher in 25 words or less poster.
Congratulatory letter from Bob Dole to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
The Detroit riots, which began on July 23, 1967 led to 43 deaths, 7,200 arrests and a minimum of $42.5 million in damages.
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.