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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Jane Sherman talks about her father's motivation to help rebuild Detroit after the 1967 riots.
Notes and text for Max Fisher's speech to the Detroit Renaissance meeting.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Honorary Doctorate
Renaissance Center
Max Fisher with Leon Dulzin, Joseph Sternstein, Charlotte Jacobson, and Ephraim Evron at the American Assembly for Zionism and Israel in 1981.
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Photographs from the Conference on Human Needs in Israel, 1969.
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
Max Fisher speaking to the General Assembly in Philadelphia in 1976.
Max Fisher; Former Mayor of Detroit Coleman Young; Former Governor of Michigan William Milliken
American Jewish Committee Human Relations Award
Renaissance Center and Riverfront
Congratulatory letter from Alexander Haig to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from Brian Kott, President of the Detroit Chapter of the AJC, to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award.
Peter Cummings relates Max Fisher's instinct to work behind the scenes.
United Jewish Appeal V-E Day Commemorative Medal