The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher, Golda Meir and others
Notes and text for Max Fisher's speech to the Detroit Renaissance meeting.
The Alpha Kappa Psi Civic Award, "For service to country and community and inspiring leadership," presented to Max Fisher in 1970 by the Delta Theta Chapter of the University of Detroit.
Construction of Renaissance Center
Bob McCabe discusses Max Fisher's key role in the Detroit Renaissance, his leadership and his ability to build consensus.
A handwritten letter to Max M. Fisher from an L.A. Times reader thanking him for his role in negotiating the Rogers Plan.
New Detroit article
Max Fisher, Paul Milstein and Seymour Milstein
Jewish Statesmanship Award
Christmas shoppers in Detroit in the 1950s
Bob McCabe describes the relationship between Max Fisher and Detroit Mayor Coleman Young.
Detroit News on July 15, 1971
1994 National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony program showing Peter Golden and Mary Fisher as guest speakers.
Michigan GOP Honors
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Max Fisher holding his award with Rabbi Maurice N. Eisendrath, president of the American Hebrew Congregations, and Industrialist Lester Avnot.