The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Letter from Max M. Fisher to President Nixon concerning Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir's 1969 visit.
Max Fisher's retirement speech from United Brands
Anti-Defamation League Honors
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.”
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.
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.
Left to Right: Dan Lavin, Art Howard, Max Fisher, Abe Green, John Leerie, and Joseph Holtzman take a break for lunch during the 1956 Allied Jewish Campaign.
Max Fisher in 1977
Chaim Weizmann Portrait
Max Fisher and President Ronald Reagan in the oval office.
Max Fisher poses with a plaque from an article from The Detroit News about his involvement with the renaissance of Detroit.
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.
Gene Miller relates Max Fisher's legendary fundraising power.
In 1984, Max Fisher wrote an article for the Detroit Free Press titled "Believe in a brighter future for Detroit."
Gerald Ford discusses Max Fisher's effectiveness.
Bar-Ilan Degree