The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Renaissance Center and Riverfront
1961 United Foundation Torch Drive
Max Fisher with Yitzhak Rabin in 1967.
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Detroit Mayor Coleman Young, Michigan Governor William Milliken
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.
Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
Max and his wife Marjorie at the National Distinguished Leadership Award festivities.
Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, on Fisher's role as conduit in deals between US and Israel.
Max Fisher in meetings with President Ford and staff in the White House in the spring of 1975.
Max Fisher agreed to serve as Chairman of Detroit Renaissance, a civic organization with the goal of economic growth for Detroit. The directors included dozens of the most recognizable leaders in Detroit's business community including James M. Roche, Chairman of General Motors and Joseph Hudson, Jr., President of Hudson's Department Stores.
Special Consultant to the President on Voluntary Action
Detroit News on July 15, 1971
Damon Keith explains how Henry Ford and Max Fisher were the leaders in Detroit in bringing the community back together after the Riots.
Jewish Welfare Federation Plaque
Peter Cummings explains why Max Fisher is such an effective fund-raiser.