The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher agrees to serve as Chairman of New Detroit during a meeting at McGregor Conference Center on the Campus of Wayne State University.
Detroit Councilman Kenneth Cockrel, who opposed city tax breaks for the development of Riverfront
In 1974, the Hadassah Wizo of Canada, a Jewish women's philanthropic organization, inscribed Max Fisher as a governor of the Haifa Community College in Winnipeg.
Detroit's Renaissance Center Article
President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.
Edsel Ford explains why his father, Henry, liked Max Fisher.
Renaissance Center and Riverfront
Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.
Max Fisher with future Israeli President Ephraim Katzir and Louis Pincus at the Founding Assembly for the Reconstituted JAFI in Jerusalem in 1971.
Bob McCabe discusses Max Fisher's key role in the Detroit Renaissance, his leadership and his ability to build consensus.
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.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, on Fisher's role as conduit in deals between US and 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.
Max Fisher speaking to the General Assembly in Philadelphia in 1976.