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 at his office in the Fisher Building.
Max Fisher speaking to the General Assembly in Philadelphia in 1976.
Letters congratulating Max Fisher on his 1971 "What Can We Do for Detroit?" speech.
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher holding his award with Rabbi Maurice N. Eisendrath, president of the American Hebrew Congregations, and Industrialist Lester Avnot.
Clips from 1969 articles highlighting Max Fisher's appointment as a Special Advisor to President Nixon.
Detroit Renaissance Construction
United Jewish Appeal LBJ Plaque
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, on Fisher's role as conduit in deals between US and Israel.
Notes and text for Max Fisher's speech to the Detroit Renaissance meeting.
Max Fisher in 25 words or less poster.
Left to Right: Phillip Hart, J.L. Hudson, Jr., Robert P. Griffin, and Max Fisher
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Moshe Arad, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States.
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Max M. Fisher prepares to accept the National Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Jewish Committee in 1994.
Gerald Ford recalls Max Fisher's effective fundraising.