The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Tribute to Max Fisher
Damon Keith explains how Henry Ford and Max Fisher were the leaders in Detroit in bringing the community back together after the Riots.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.
Congratulatory letter from Israeli President Ezer Weizman to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Michigan Senate 80th Birthday Honors
HUD Certificate of Appreciation
Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.
Max Fisher with former Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and Rabbi Shlomo Goren at the Founding Assembly of the RAFI in June 1971.
Max Fisher speaks at the Allied Jewish Campaign fundraising event in 1958.
Max Fisher in meetings with President Ford and staff in the White House in the spring of 1975.
United Jewish Appeal V-E Day Commemorative Medal
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.
A handsome token of appreciation given to Max and Marjorie Fisher from the Jewish Federation of Detroit, of which Max Fisher was president from 1959 to 1964.
Robert Aronson on Max Fisher's fundraising prowess.
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
Congratulatory letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.