The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
HUD Certificate of Appreciation
Max Fisher signing the Agreement for the Reconstitution of the newly Reconstituted Jewish Agency for Israel
Congratulatory letter from Brian Kott, President of the Detroit Chapter of the AJC, to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award.
Detroit Renaissance Resolution of Appreciation Award
Coleman Young amid construction of Detroit's Renaissance Center
Congratulatory letter from Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Peter Cummings describes what it's like to work with Max Fisher.
New Detroit article
A personal letter from Secretary of State George Shultz.
Max Fisher and George Shultz with Jane Sherman at the Council of Jewish Federations General Assembly in San Francisco in 1990, during which Shultz was presented the Human Rights Award by his longtime friend Fisher.
Edsel Ford claims the name Max Fisher is synonymous with the city of Detroit.
"Believe in a brighter future for Detroit" article
Max and Marjorie Fisher with Henry Ford II and his wife, Christina, during a trip to Israel in 1972.
Left to Right: Phillip Hart, J.L. Hudson, Jr., Robert P. Griffin, and Max Fisher
Elie Weisel, Max Fisher and Golda Meir