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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1960 UJA Overseas Report
Congratulatory letter from Secretary of State James A. Baker III to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher, Golda Meir and others
Max Fisher with Richard Nixon in the White House
Max Fisher and other Detroit Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters in 1965.
Max Fisher in 1977
President Reagan honored Max Fisher with the Presidential Citizen Medal at the White House in 1989.
The original New Detroit committee. Max Fisher is in the second row, far left.
Renaissance Center
Christmas shoppers in Detroit in the 1950s
"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.
Max Fisher in meetings with President Ford and staff in the White House in the spring of 1975.
Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Peter Cummings remembers Max Fisher's leadership and commitment to Detroit, and on his loyalty to people and causes.