The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher agrees to serve as Chairman of New Detroit during a meeting at McGregor Conference Center on the Campus of Wayne State University.
Letter from President Ronald Reagan to Menachem Begin, Prime Minister of Israel, regarding a visit from Max M. Fisher.
The Riverfront development in Detroit, part of the city's Renaissance led by Fisher and Taubman
"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.
Henry Ford II speaks to a crowd of reporters and well-wishers at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Renaissance Center on a rainy day in Detroit.
Groundbreaking on the Riverfront Apartments
Louis Pincus addressing the Founding Assembly of the Reconstituted JAFI in June 1971.
Edsel Ford explains why his father, Henry, liked Max Fisher.
President Reagan honored Max Fisher with the Presidential Citizen Medal at the White House in 1989.
Michigan Senate 80th Birthday Honors
President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
Peter Cummings remembers Max Fisher's leadership and commitment to Detroit, and on his loyalty to people and causes.
A handwritten letter to Max M. Fisher from an L.A. Times reader thanking him for his role in negotiating the Rogers Plan.
Abba Eban dinner
Max Fisher in 25 words or less poster.
The inner city neighborhoods in Detroit did not feel the economic growth created by the Detroit Renaissance.