The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

The Resource Center provides access to a database of photos, video clips, letters, documents, newspaper articles, awards and other archival material. There are several user-friendly ways to search the Resource Center. The “Quick Search” field above offers a keyword search for those who know what they are looking for. Searches can also be filtered by Topic and Type from the pull-down menus to the right. Click on any item on this screen to see more detailed information. On each detail page, click on the Related Resources for additional items of related interest.

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Max Fisher holding his award with Rabbi Maurice N. Eisendrath, president of the American Hebrew Congregations, and Industrialist Lester Avnot.
Coleman Young amid construction of Detroit's Renaissance Center
Max M. Fisher prepares to accept the National Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Jewish Committee in 1994.
In 1988, Max Fisher was awarded this elaborate Shield of Zion by the American Zionist Federation of Los Angeles.
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
Max Fisher in 25 words or less poster.
The Detroit riots, which began on July 23, 1967 led to 43 deaths, 7,200 arrests and a minimum of $42.5 million in damages.
Max Fisher and George Shultz with Jane Sherman at the Council of Jewish Federations General Assembly in San Francisco in 1990, during which Shultz was presented the Human Rights Award by his longtime friend Fisher.
Renaissance Center and Riverfront
Correspondence between Max M. Fisher and Judge Sherman C. Finesilver concerning the Rogers Plan.
Max Fisher; Former Mayor of Detroit Coleman Young; Former Governor of Michigan William Milliken
Max Fisher speaking in a UJA fundraising video about the need to support Jewish people around the world.
Congratulatory letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Chaim Weizmann Portrait
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.