The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Left to Right: Alan E. Schwartz, Joseph L. Hudson, Robert E. McCabe, Max M. Fisher, A. Alfred Taubman
A personal letter from Secretary of State George Shultz.
Al Taubman talks about the key to Max's ability to raise funds.
Max discusses why he had been a successful fund-raiser.
Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.
Damon Keith recalls Max Fisher's wisdom in negotiations with African-American leaders in Detroit and his commitment to the city.
Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
Max M. Fisher prepares to accept the National Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Jewish Committee in 1994.
Chaim Weizmann Portrait
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
Max Fisher and other Detroit Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters in 1965.
Construction of Renaissance Center
Blighted urban housing in Detroit in the 1970s
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Max Fisher with Richard Nixon in the White House
Max Fisher in 1977