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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United Jewish Appeal V-E Day Commemorative Medal
Michigan GOP Honors
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Max Fisher speaking in a UJA fundraising video about the need to support Jewish people around the world.
The Riverfront development in Detroit, part of the city's Renaissance led by Fisher and Taubman
Robert Aronson talks about the quiet diplomat.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
The inner city neighborhoods in Detroit did not feel the economic growth created by the Detroit Renaissance.
Max M. Fisher prepares to accept the National Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Jewish Committee in 1994.
1961 United Foundation Torch Drive
Clips from 1969 articles highlighting Max Fisher's appointment as a Special Advisor to President Nixon.
Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
Detroit's Renaissance Center Article
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
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.