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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Photographs from the Conference on Human Needs in Israel, 1969.
1961 United Foundation Torch Drive
Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Gerald Ford discusses Max Fisher's effectiveness.
Henry Ford II presents a check to Max M. Fisher and the United Jewish Appeal.
Agreement for the Reconstitution of the Jewish Agency of Israel
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.
Damon Keith remembers Max Fisher's courage in standing against the Detroit Police Department after the Riots in 1967.
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.
Detroit's Renaissance Center Article
Detroit Renaissance Resolution of Appreciation Award
Max Fisher in meetings with President Ford and staff in the White House in the spring of 1975.
Milwaukee Journal article entitled "Detroit Refuses to Give Up" about the Detroit Renaissance.
Letters congratulating Max Fisher on his 1971 "What Can We Do for Detroit?" speech.
Edsel Ford claims the name Max Fisher is synonymous with the city of Detroit.
Gene Miller relates Max Fisher's legendary fundraising power.