The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Construction of Renaissance Center
Elie Weisel, Max Fisher and Golda Meir
Robert Aronson talks about the quiet diplomat.
Max Fisher with Leon Dulzin, Joseph Sternstein, Charlotte Jacobson, and Ephraim Evron at the American Assembly for Zionism and Israel in 1981.
The Riverfront development in Detroit, part of the city's Renaissance led by Fisher and Taubman
Max Fisher agreed to serve as Chairman of Detroit Renaissance, a civic organization with the goal of economic growth for Detroit. The directors included dozens of the most recognizable leaders in Detroit's business community including James M. Roche, Chairman of General Motors and Joseph Hudson, Jr., President of Hudson's Department Stores.
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Congratulatory letter from Bob Dole to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
"Detroit Renaissance: A Decade of Progress and A Commitment to the Future," 1981 address by Max M. Fisher, Chairman of the Board, Detroit Renaissance, Inc.
Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
Abba Eban dinner
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.
Letter from President Ronald Reagan to Menachem Begin, Prime Minister of Israel, regarding a visit from Max M. Fisher.
Max Fisher with Henry Kissinger in the White House. Signed, "To Max Fisher - With the affection and admiration of his friend - Henry A. Kissinger."
Clips from 1969 articles highlighting Max Fisher's appointment as a Special Advisor to President Nixon.