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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Letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max M. Fisher, George Klein, and Richard Fox – the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to President Nixon concerning Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir's 1969 visit.
Jewish Welfare Federation Plaque
New Detroit article
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
American Jewish Committee Human Relations Award
Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
In 1988, Max Fisher was awarded this elaborate Shield of Zion by the American Zionist Federation of Los Angeles.
Bob McCabe describes the relationship between Max Fisher and Detroit Mayor Coleman Young.
Left to Right: Thomas A. Murphy (Chairman, General Motors), Max M. Fisher, Robert E. McCabe (President, Detroit Renaissance), A. Alfred Taubman, Frederick C. Matthaei, Jr.
Damon Keith recalls Max Fisher's wisdom in negotiations with African-American leaders in Detroit and his commitment to the city.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Honorary Doctorate
Max Fisher signing the Agreement for the Reconstitution of the newly Reconstituted Jewish Agency for Israel
Bar-Ilan Degree
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.