The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Construction of Renaissance Center
Congratulatory letter from Brian Kott, President of the Detroit Chapter of the AJC, to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award.
Robert Aronson explains that Max Fisher could ask people for money effectively and get what he asked for.
Edsel Ford claims the name Max Fisher is synonymous with the city of Detroit.
The original New Detroit committee. Max Fisher is in the second row, far left.
Coleman Young amid construction of Detroit's Renaissance Center
Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher with Yitzhak Rabin in 1967.
Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and President Jimmy Carter
Louis Pincus addressing the Founding Assembly of the Reconstituted JAFI in June 1971.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Max Fisher speaking in a UJA fundraising video about the need to support Jewish people around the world.
Max Fisher in 1977
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
Tribute to Max Fisher
The Riverfront development in Detroit, part of the city's Renaissance led by Fisher and Taubman