The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Congratulatory letter from Alexander Haig to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and President Jimmy Carter
Max Fisher speaking to the General Assembly in Philadelphia in 1976.
Abba Eban dinner
Michigan Senate 80th Birthday Honors
The Alpha Kappa Psi Civic Award, "For service to country and community and inspiring leadership," presented to Max Fisher in 1970 by the Delta Theta Chapter of the University of Detroit.
Edsel Ford claims the name Max Fisher is synonymous with the city of Detroit.
Max Fisher agreed to serve as Chairman of Detroit Renaissance, a civic organization with the goal of economic growth for Detroit. The directors included dozens of the most recognizable leaders in Detroit's business community including James M. Roche, Chairman of General Motors and Joseph Hudson, Jr., President of Hudson's Department Stores.
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Congratulatory letter from Brian Kott, President of the Detroit Chapter of the AJC, to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award.
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.
Max Fisher, Yigal Allon and Yosef Tekoah
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.
Renaissance Center and Riverfront
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.