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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Groundbreaking on the Riverfront Apartments
HUD Certificate of Appreciation
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Letter to President George H.W. Bush the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.
The Detroit riots, which began on July 23, 1967 led to 43 deaths, 7,200 arrests and a minimum of $42.5 million in damages.
Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max and Marjorie Fisher with Henry Ford II and his wife, Christina, during a trip to Israel in 1972.
Detroit News on July 15, 1971
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Max Fisher and other Detroit Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters in 1965.
Max Fisher with Richard Nixon in the White House
Detroit business and community leaders, left to right, Robert Surdam, Henry Ford II, Max Fisher, and Robert McCabe in front of the Renaissance Center, late 1970s.
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.