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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Letters congratulating Max Fisher on his 1971 "What Can We Do for Detroit?" speech.
Max Fisher and  Zalman Shazar
Robert Aronson explains that Max Fisher could ask people for money effectively and get what he asked for.
HUD Certificate of Appreciation
Construction of Renaissance Center
Max Fisher's retirement speech from United Brands
Robert Aronson reflects on Max Fisher's historic influence on behalf of Israel.
Max Fisher with Yitzhak Rabin in 1967.
Max Fisher, Gerald Ford and other members of the UJA and the State Department signing the contract in the Thomas Jefferson Room of the State Dept. Building.
Tribute to Max Fisher
Max Fisher meeting with Richard Nixon and other leaders, including John Ehrlichman, William Rogers, Rabbi Hershel Schacter, and William Wxler, in the White House in 1970.
Congratulatory letter from Secretary of State James A. Baker III to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Abba Eban dinner
Louis Pincus addressing the Founding Assembly of the Reconstituted JAFI in June 1971.
Congratulatory letter from President Gerald Ford to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Letter from President Ronald Reagan to Menachem Begin, Prime Minister of Israel, regarding a visit from Max M. Fisher.