The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max M. Fisher, George Klein, and Richard Fox – the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
A 1966 Detroit Jewish News article titled "Israel is Facing Massive Absorption Job" quotes Max Fisher heavily.
"The Gang of Eight" article
Damon Keith recalls Max Fisher's wisdom in negotiations with African-American leaders in Detroit and his commitment to the city.
Tribute to Max Fisher
Peter Cummings explains why Max Fisher is such an effective fund-raiser.
Max Fisher, Paul Milstein and Seymour Milstein
Max and his wife Marjorie at the National Distinguished Leadership Award festivities.
A handwritten letter to Max M. Fisher from an L.A. Times reader thanking him for his role in negotiating the Rogers Plan.
1990 letter from Max M. Fisher to Secretary of State Jim Baker concerning Middle East peace policy.
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
Congratulatory letter from Teddy Kollek to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Moshe Arad, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States.
A handsome token of appreciation given to Max and Marjorie Fisher from the Jewish Federation of Detroit, of which Max Fisher was president from 1959 to 1964.
Jewish Statesmanship Award