The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Operation Exodus Campaign Inaugural meeting
Notes and text for Max Fisher's speech to the Detroit Renaissance meeting.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.
Max Fisher in meetings with President Ford and staff in the White House in the spring of 1975.
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
Letter from President Ronald Reagan to Menachem Begin, Prime Minister of Israel, regarding a visit from Max M. Fisher.
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Detroit Mayor Coleman Young, Michigan Governor William Milliken
Robert Aronson talks about the quiet diplomat.
Max Fisher speaking at the 40th anniversary of the Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Detroit at Shaarey Zedek Synagogue in Southfield, Michigan. (L-R) JCC President John H. Shepard, Max Fisher, Executive Director Alvin L. Kushner, and Judge Damon J. Keith.
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.
Renaissance Center
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
1994 National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony program showing Peter Golden and Mary Fisher as guest speakers.
Max Fisher in 1977
Detroit Renaissance Construction
In the Fall of 1971, Henry Ford undertook the largest single building venture in Detroit’s history. The project was the Renaissance Center, also known as “RenCen.”