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.
Congratulatory letter from Secretary of State James A. Baker III to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Jewish Statesmanship Award
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
Max Fisher, Paul Milstein and Seymour Milstein
Max M. Fisher with A. Alfred Taubman in the early 1980s
Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
The original New Detroit committee. Max Fisher is in the second row, far left.
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Max Fisher fundraising at the famous annual Fisher Meeting in his home, 1984.
1999, Michiganian of the Year Award
Max Fisher and  Zalman Shazar
Michigan Senate 80th Birthday Honors
President Reagan honored Max Fisher with the Presidential Citizen Medal at the White House in 1989.