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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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Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
Jewish Welfare Federation Plaque
Peter Cummings relates Max Fisher's instinct to work behind the scenes.
Photographs from the Conference on Human Needs in Israel, 1969.
Left to Right (seated): Gottlieb Hammer (Executive Vice Chairman, UIA); Melvin Dubinsky (President and Board Chairman of UIA); Frank Kellogg (Special Assistant to the Secretary of State)
Left to Right (standing): Simcha Dinitz (Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.); Leonard Garment (Special Consultant to President Nixon); Walter Stoessel, Jr. (Assistant Secretary for European Affairs); Joseph Sisco (Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs); Marshall Wright (Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations); Max M. Fisher (Chairman, Jewish Agency Board of Governors).
Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center
Tribute to Max Fisher
Max Fisher with Yitzhak Rabin in 1967.
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.
Michigan GOP Honors
Detroit's Renaissance Center Article
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
1961 United Foundation Torch Drive
A personal letter from Secretary of State George Shultz.
Clips from 1969 articles highlighting Max Fisher's appointment as a Special Advisor to President Nixon.