The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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1999, Michiganian of the Year Award
Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.
"Detroit Renaissance: A Decade of Progress and A Commitment to the Future," 1981 address by Max M. Fisher, Chairman of the Board, Detroit Renaissance, Inc.
Bob McCabe explains how the Ren Cen was a catalyst for revitalizing Detroit.
Operation Exodus Campaign Inaugural meeting
1994 National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony program showing Peter Golden and Mary Fisher as guest speakers.
A handwritten letter to Max M. Fisher from an L.A. Times reader thanking him for his role in negotiating the Rogers Plan.
Christmas shoppers in Detroit in the 1950s
Letter to President George H.W. Bush the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
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.
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.
Bar-Ilan Degree
Tribute to Max Fisher
Robert Aronson explains how Max Fisher has been indispensible to Israeli leaders in helping them deal with America.
Correspondence between Max M. Fisher and Judge Sherman C. Finesilver concerning the Rogers Plan.
United Jewish Appeal LBJ Plaque