The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Congratulatory letter from Bob Dole to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, discusses Fisher's influence with President Ford.
Milwaukee Journal article entitled "Detroit Refuses to Give Up" about the Detroit Renaissance.
Max Fisher Jewish Community Foundation Dedication
Jane Sherman talks about her father's success in fundraising.
Left to Right: Phillip Hart, J.L. Hudson, Jr., Robert P. Griffin, and Max Fisher
Max Fisher "A Man of Our Times"
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Congratulatory letter from Secretary of State James A. Baker III to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
The Alpha Kappa Psi Civic Award, "For service to country and community and inspiring leadership," presented to Max Fisher in 1970 by the Delta Theta Chapter of the University of Detroit.
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Detroit Mayor Coleman Young, Michigan Governor William Milliken
Congratulatory letter from Brian Kott, President of the Detroit Chapter of the AJC, to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award.
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.