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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President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
Max Fisher, Golda Meir and others
United Jewish Appeal V-E Day Commemorative Medal
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Moshe Arad, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States.
Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and President Jimmy Carter
United Jewish Appeal LBJ Plaque
Letters congratulating Max Fisher on his 1971 "What Can We Do for Detroit?" speech.
The Riverfront development in Detroit, part of the city's Renaissance led by Fisher and Taubman
President Reagan honored Max Fisher with the Presidential Citizen Medal at the White House in 1989.
Congratulatory letter from Dick Cheney to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
1999, Michiganian of the Year Award
Max Fisher with Richard Nixon in the White House
Damon Keith explains how Henry Ford and Max Fisher were the leaders in Detroit in bringing the community back together after the Riots.
Congratulatory letter from President Gerald Ford to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher in meetings with President Ford and staff in the White House in the spring of 1975.