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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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Detroit News on July 15, 1971
United Jewish Appeal LBJ Plaque
Max M. Fisher prepares to accept the National Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Jewish Committee in 1994.
Elie Weisel, Max Fisher and Golda Meir
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.
Max Fisher and  Zalman Shazar
Bar-Ilan Degree
Peter Cummings relates Max Fisher's instinct to work behind the scenes.
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.
Max Fisher in 25 words or less poster.
Gerald Ford discusses Max Fisher's effectiveness.
Max Fisher's retirement speech from United Brands
Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.
New Detroit article
Detroit business and community leaders, left to right, Robert Surdam, Henry Ford II, Max Fisher, and Robert McCabe in front of the Renaissance Center, late 1970s.
Damon Keith recalls Max Fisher's wisdom in negotiations with African-American leaders in Detroit and his commitment to the city.