The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Edsel Ford claims the name Max Fisher is synonymous with the city of Detroit.
Michigan Senate 80th Birthday Honors
Letter from Max M. Fisher to President Nixon concerning Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir's 1969 visit.
Max Fisher; Former Mayor of Detroit Coleman Young; Former Governor of Michigan William Milliken
Robert Aronson on Max Fisher's fundraising prowess.
Jane Sherman talks about her father's motivation to help rebuild Detroit after the 1967 riots.
Max Fisher poses with a plaque from an article from The Detroit News about his involvement with the renaissance of Detroit.
"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.
Detroit's Renaissance Center Article
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, on Fisher's role as conduit in deals between US and Israel.
Renaissance Center
1961 United Foundation Torch Drive
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
Max Fisher agrees to serve as Chairman of New Detroit during a meeting at McGregor Conference Center on the Campus of Wayne State University.
"Believe in a brighter future for Detroit" article
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.