The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max and Marjorie Fisher with Henry Ford II and his wife, Christina, during a trip to Israel in 1972.
Letters congratulating Max Fisher on his 1971 "What Can We Do for Detroit?" speech.
Max Fisher meeting with Richard Nixon and other leaders, including John Ehrlichman, William Rogers, Rabbi Hershel Schacter, and William Wxler, in the White House in 1970.
Construction of Renaissance Center
Max Fisher with Yitzhak Rabin in 1967.
Max Fisher with Marjorie, Jane Sherman, and others at the JAFI Assembly in 1990.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.
Detroit Councilman Kenneth Cockrel, who opposed city tax breaks for the development of Riverfront
Special Consultant to the President on Voluntary Action
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Jane Sherman talks about her father's motivation to help rebuild Detroit after the 1967 riots.
Max M. Fisher prepares to accept the National Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Jewish Committee in 1994.
Mary Fisher on Max's ability to find the solution.
The original New Detroit committee. Max Fisher is in the second row, far left.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Left to Right (seated): Gottlieb Hammer (Executive Vice Chairman, UIA); Melvin Dubinsky (President and Board Chairman of UIA); Frank Kellogg (Special Assistant to the Secretary of State)
Left to Right (standing): Simcha Dinitz (Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.); Leonard Garment (Special Consultant to President Nixon); Walter Stoessel, Jr. (Assistant Secretary for European Affairs); Joseph Sisco (Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs); Marshall Wright (Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations); Max M. Fisher (Chairman, Jewish Agency Board of Governors).