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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An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
Michigan GOP Honors
Bill Berman describes Max Fisher's belief that consensus was not "the middle ground," but the process of getting a group to all reach the right decision.
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and President Jimmy Carter
Bob McCabe remembers how Max Fisher made the Ren Cen happen.
Renaissance Center and Riverfront
Congratulatory letter from Alexander Haig to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max and his wife Marjorie at the National Distinguished Leadership Award festivities.
The Detroit Riots of 1967
Edsel Ford claims the name Max Fisher is synonymous with the city of Detroit.
Max Fisher with former Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and Rabbi Shlomo Goren at the Founding Assembly of the RAFI in June 1971.
Robert Aronson talks about the quiet diplomat.
Coleman Young amid construction of Detroit's Renaissance Center
Peter Cummings remembers Max Fisher's leadership and commitment to Detroit, and on his loyalty to people and causes.