The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Left to Right (seated): Gottlieb Hammer (Executive Vice Chairman, UIA); Melvin Dubinsky (President and Board Chairman of UIA); Frank Kellogg (Special Assistant to the Secretary of State)
Left to Right (standing): Simcha Dinitz (Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.); Leonard Garment (Special Consultant to President Nixon); Walter Stoessel, Jr. (Assistant Secretary for European Affairs); Joseph Sisco (Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs); Marshall Wright (Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations); Max M. Fisher (Chairman, Jewish Agency Board of Governors).
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Bob McCabe remembers how Max Fisher made the Ren Cen happen.
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Max Fisher with Henry Kissinger in the White House. Signed, "To Max Fisher - With the affection and admiration of his friend - Henry A. Kissinger."
Gerald Ford discusses Max Fisher's effectiveness.
Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center
Max Fisher with Richard Nixon in the White House
Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
The Detroit riots, which began on July 23, 1967 led to 43 deaths, 7,200 arrests and a minimum of $42.5 million in damages.
Abba Eban dinner
President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
Renaissance Center
Louis Pincus addressing the Founding Assembly of the Reconstituted JAFI in June 1971.
Bob McCabe explains how the Ren Cen was a catalyst for revitalizing Detroit.