The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Left to Right: Thomas A. Murphy (Chairman, General Motors), Max M. Fisher, Robert E. McCabe (President, Detroit Renaissance), A. Alfred Taubman, Frederick C. Matthaei, Jr.
Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center
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 with Leon Dulzin, Joseph Sternstein, Charlotte Jacobson, and Ephraim Evron at the American Assembly for Zionism and Israel in 1981.
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Detroit Mayor Coleman Young, Michigan Governor William Milliken
Left to Right: Alan E. Schwartz, Joseph L. Hudson, Robert E. McCabe, Max M. Fisher, A. Alfred Taubman
Max Fisher and  Zalman Shazar
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Jack J. Spitzer, President of B'nai B'rith International.
Damon Keith recalls Max Fisher's wisdom in negotiations with African-American leaders in Detroit and his commitment to the city.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.
Milwaukee Journal article entitled "Detroit Refuses to Give Up" about the Detroit Renaissance.
Detroit Renaissance Construction
Congratulatory letter from President Bill Clinton to Max Fisher for receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Bar-Ilan Degree