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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Max Fisher in 25 words or less poster.
Congratulatory letter from Henry Kissinger to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
The Detroit riots, which began on July 23, 1967 led to 43 deaths, 7,200 arrests and a minimum of $42.5 million in damages.
Bar-Ilan Degree
In 1984, Max Fisher wrote an article for the Detroit Free Press titled "Believe in a brighter future for Detroit."
Detroit News on July 15, 1971
Congratulatory letter from President Bill Clinton to Max Fisher for receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Left to Right: Phillip Hart, J.L. Hudson, Jr., Robert P. Griffin, and Max Fisher
Detroit Renaissance Resolution of Appreciation Award
Damon Keith remembers Max Fisher's courage in standing against the Detroit Police Department after the Riots in 1967.
Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.
United Jewish Appeal LBJ Plaque
"The Gang of Eight" article
Max Fisher, Yigal Allon and Yosef Tekoah
Peter Cummings relates Max Fisher's instinct to work behind the scenes.
Gerald Ford discusses Max Fisher's effectiveness.