The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher Jewish Community Foundation Dedication
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
Max Fisher in 25 words or less poster.
Max Fisher speaking at the 40th anniversary of the Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Detroit at Shaarey Zedek Synagogue in Southfield, Michigan. (L-R) JCC President John H. Shepard, Max Fisher, Executive Director Alvin L. Kushner, and Judge Damon J. Keith.
Max Fisher, Yigal Allon and Yosef Tekoah
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.
"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.
Gene Miller relates Max Fisher's legendary fundraising power.
Letters congratulating Max Fisher on his 1971 "What Can We Do for Detroit?" speech.
Jewish Statesmanship Award
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Max Fisher with Yitzhak Rabin in 1967.
Elie Weisel, Max Fisher and Golda Meir
Robert Aronson explains how Max Fisher has been indispensible to Israeli leaders in helping them deal with America.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.
Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center