The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher with Yitzhak Rabin in 1967.
Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Edsel Ford explains why his father, Henry, liked Max Fisher.
Tribute to Max Fisher
Gerald Ford recalls Max Fisher's effective fundraising.
Congratulatory letter from President Bill Clinton to Max Fisher for receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Jewish Statesmanship Award
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Jack J. Spitzer, President of B'nai B'rith International.
Max and his wife Marjorie at the National Distinguished Leadership Award festivities.
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.
Damon Keith explains how Henry Ford and Max Fisher were the leaders in Detroit in bringing the community back together after the Riots.
Max M. Fisher prepares to accept the National Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Jewish Committee in 1994.
1990 letter from Max M. Fisher to Secretary of State Jim Baker concerning Middle East peace policy.
In 1984, Max Fisher wrote an article for the Detroit Free Press titled "Believe in a brighter future for Detroit."
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.