The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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1960 UJA Overseas Report
Congratulatory letter from Henry Kissinger to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.
The Detroit Riots of 1967
President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
Max Fisher "A Man of Our Times"
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.
Gerald Ford recalls Max Fisher's effective fundraising.
Peter Cummings remembers Max Fisher's leadership and commitment to Detroit, and on his loyalty to people and causes.
The inner city neighborhoods in Detroit did not feel the economic growth created by the Detroit Renaissance.
The original New Detroit committee. Max Fisher is in the second row, far left.
Max Fisher with Henry Kissinger in the White House. Signed, "To Max Fisher - With the affection and admiration of his friend - Henry A. Kissinger."
Congratulatory letter from President Bill Clinton to Max Fisher for receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Blighted urban housing in Detroit in the 1970s
Bob McCabe describes the relationship between Max Fisher and Detroit Mayor Coleman Young.