The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Letter from President Ronald Reagan to Menachem Begin, Prime Minister of Israel, regarding a visit from Max M. Fisher.
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.”
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
In 1984, Max Fisher wrote an article for the Detroit Free Press titled "Believe in a brighter future for Detroit."
Damon Keith remembers Max Fisher's courage in standing against the Detroit Police Department after the Riots in 1967.
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
Max and his wife Marjorie at the National Distinguished Leadership Award festivities.
Max Fisher speaks at the Allied Jewish Campaign fundraising event in 1958.
Michigan Senate 80th Birthday Honors
Max Fisher with Leon Dulzin, Joseph Sternstein, Charlotte Jacobson, and Ephraim Evron at the American Assembly for Zionism and Israel in 1981.
Blighted urban housing in Detroit in the 1970s
Congratulatory letter from Dick Cheney to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Notes and text for Max Fisher's speech to the Detroit Renaissance meeting.
Jewish Welfare Federation Plaque