The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Damon Keith remembers Max Fisher's courage in standing against the Detroit Police Department after the Riots in 1967.
Max Fisher's biographer, Peter Golden, details Fisher's extensive experience as a highly successful fundraiser.
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.
Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.
Max Fisher fundraising at the famous annual Fisher Meeting in his home, 1984.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Agreement for the Reconstitution of the Jewish Agency of Israel
Congratulatory letter from Dick Cheney to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Henry Ford II speaks to a crowd of reporters and well-wishers at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Renaissance Center on a rainy day in Detroit.
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.
Milwaukee Journal article entitled "Detroit Refuses to Give Up" about the Detroit Renaissance.
Groundbreaking on the Riverfront Apartments
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Honorary Doctorate
Gerald Ford discusses Max Fisher's effectiveness.
Max M. Fisher with A. Alfred Taubman in the early 1980s
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.