The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher speaking to the General Assembly in Philadelphia in 1976.
Left to Right: Alan E. Schwartz, Joseph L. Hudson, Robert E. McCabe, Max M. Fisher, A. Alfred Taubman
Left to Right: Thomas A. Murphy (Chairman, General Motors), Max M. Fisher, Robert E. McCabe (President, Detroit Renaissance), A. Alfred Taubman, Frederick C. Matthaei, Jr.
Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center
Congratulatory letter from Henry Kissinger to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher, Gerald Ford and other members of the UJA and the State Department signing the contract in the Thomas Jefferson Room of the State Dept. Building.
Chaim Weizmann Portrait
Max and Marjorie Fisher with Henry Ford II and his wife, Christina, during a trip to Israel in 1972.
Max Fisher, Yigal Allon and Yosef Tekoah
Max Fisher; Former Mayor of Detroit Coleman Young; Former Governor of Michigan William Milliken
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.
Congratulatory letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from Secretary of State James A. Baker III to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
1990 letter from Max M. Fisher to Secretary of State Jim Baker concerning Middle East peace policy.
Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.
Max Fisher fundraising at the famous annual Fisher Meeting in his home, 1984.