The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Congratulatory letter from Israeli President Ezer Weizman to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from Brian Kott, President of the Detroit Chapter of the AJC, to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award.
Bill Berman describes Max Fisher's belief that consensus was not "the middle ground," but the process of getting a group to all reach the right decision.
Max Fisher and President Ronald Reagan in the oval office.
Photographs from the Conference on Human Needs in Israel, 1969.
Letters congratulating Max Fisher on his 1971 "What Can We Do for Detroit?" speech.
Jewish Statesmanship Award
United Jewish Appeal V-E Day Commemorative Medal
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Chaim Weizmann Portrait
Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and President Jimmy Carter
Max Fisher, Paul Milstein and Seymour Milstein
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
In 1984, Max Fisher wrote an article for the Detroit Free Press titled "Believe in a brighter future for Detroit."
"Detroit Renaissance: A Decade of Progress and A Commitment to the Future," 1981 address by Max M. Fisher, Chairman of the Board, Detroit Renaissance, Inc.