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The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from Secretary of State James A. Baker III to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max and his wife Marjorie at the National Distinguished Leadership Award festivities.
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.
Elie Weisel, Max Fisher and Golda Meir
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Louis Hamburger, Edward C. Levy, Israeli Ambassador to U.S. Itzhak Rabin, and Samuel Hamburger during the Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters Meeting at the Sheraton-Cadillac Hotel in Detroit.
Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and President Jimmy Carter
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.
The Detroit Riots of 1967
Groundbreaking on the Riverfront Apartments
Max Fisher, Yigal Allon and Yosef Tekoah
Christmas shoppers in Detroit in the 1950s
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Max Fisher in 1977
In 1988, Max Fisher was awarded this elaborate Shield of Zion by the American Zionist Federation of Los Angeles.