The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Media Type: Photo
Max Fisher with Richard Nixon in the White House
Media Type: Photo
The Riverfront development in Detroit, part of the city's Renaissance led by Fisher and Taubman
Date: December 4, 1994
Media Type: Award
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Date: May 1, 1973
Media Type: Photo
Henry Ford II speaks to a crowd of reporters and well-wishers at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Renaissance Center on a rainy day in Detroit.
Date: December 1, 1972
Media Type: Photo
Max Fisher, Yigal Allon and Yosef Tekoah
Date: September 8, 2003
Media Type: Video
Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.
Media Type: Photo
Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and President Jimmy Carter
Date: February 19, 1983
Media Type: Award
Michigan GOP Honors
Date: January 1, 1965
Media Type: Photo
Max Fisher and other Detroit Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters in 1965.
Media Type: Photo
Detroit Renaissance Construction
Date: December 4, 1994
Media Type: Letter
Congratulatory letter from Teddy Kollek to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Date: October 12, 1994
Media Type: Letter
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Date: June 1, 1971
Media Type: Photo
Max Fisher signing the Agreement for the Reconstitution of the newly Reconstituted Jewish Agency for Israel
Date: September 11, 2003
Media Type: Video
Edsel Ford claims the name Max Fisher is synonymous with the city of Detroit.
Date: September 6, 2003
Media Type: Video
Max discusses why he had been a successful fund-raiser.
Media Type: Award
Jewish Welfare Federation Plaque