The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center
The inner city neighborhoods in Detroit did not feel the economic growth created by the Detroit Renaissance.
A 1966 Detroit Jewish News article titled "Israel is Facing Massive Absorption Job" quotes Max Fisher heavily.
Peter Cummings describes what it's like to work with Max Fisher.
Renaissance Center
"Detroit Renaissance: A Decade of Progress and A Commitment to the Future," 1981 address by Max M. Fisher, Chairman of the Board, Detroit Renaissance, Inc.
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Jewish Statesmanship Award
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
Michigan Senate 80th Birthday Honors
Renaissance Center and Riverfront
Damon Keith recalls Max Fisher's wisdom in negotiations with African-American leaders in Detroit and his commitment to the city.
Edsel Ford explains why his father, Henry, liked Max Fisher.
Max Fisher, Paul Milstein and Seymour Milstein
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.