The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher with Secretary of Commerce Robert Mosbacher and President George H. W. Bush outside the White House. Signed, "To Max - I love this shot. Your friend - George Bush"
Robert Aronson talks about the quiet diplomat.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Jack J. Spitzer, President of B'nai B'rith International.
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Moshe Arad, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States.
Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
A personal letter from Secretary of State George Shultz.
Henry Ford II speaks to a crowd of reporters and well-wishers at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Renaissance Center on a rainy day in Detroit.
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Letter from President Ronald Reagan to Menachem Begin, Prime Minister of Israel, regarding a visit from Max M. Fisher.
Max discusses why he had been a successful fund-raiser.
Gene Miller relates Max Fisher's legendary fundraising power.
Detroit business and community leaders, left to right, Robert Surdam, Henry Ford II, Max Fisher, and Robert McCabe in front of the Renaissance Center, late 1970s.
Congratulatory letter from Bob Dole to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
The Detroit riots, which began on July 23, 1967 led to 43 deaths, 7,200 arrests and a minimum of $42.5 million in damages.