The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Letter to President George H.W. Bush the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
A photograph of the then four living presidents, signed by each, presented to Max Fisher in 1998, along with a personal letter from Gerald Ford.
Letters congratulating Max Fisher on his 1971 "What Can We Do for Detroit?" speech.
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.
Damon Keith remembers Max Fisher's courage in standing against the Detroit Police Department after the Riots in 1967.
Blighted urban housing in Detroit in the 1970s
United Jewish Appeal V-E Day Commemorative Medal
1961 United Foundation Torch Drive
The Alpha Kappa Psi Civic Award, "For service to country and community and inspiring leadership," presented to Max Fisher in 1970 by the Delta Theta Chapter of the University of Detroit.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Henry Ford II presents a check to Max M. Fisher and the United Jewish Appeal.
Max Fisher Jewish Community Foundation Dedication
Max Fisher, Paul Milstein and Seymour Milstein
Jewish Statesmanship Award
A 1966 Detroit Jewish News article titled "Israel is Facing Massive Absorption Job" quotes Max Fisher heavily.
Notes and text for Max Fisher's speech to the Detroit Renaissance meeting.