The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Date: December 4, 1994
Media Type: Award
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Date: September 9, 2003
Media Type: Video
Damon Keith remembers Max Fisher's courage in standing against the Detroit Police Department after the Riots in 1967.
Date: June 15, 1982
Media Type: Photo
Groundbreaking on the Riverfront Apartments
Date: September 11, 2003
Media Type: Video
Edsel Ford claims the name Max Fisher is synonymous with the city of Detroit.
Date: June 15, 1977
Media Type: Award
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Date: September 5, 1968
Media Type: Photo
Max Fisher agrees to serve as Chairman of New Detroit during a meeting at McGregor Conference Center on the Campus of Wayne State University.
Date: June 4, 1965
Media Type: Photo
Henry Ford II presents a check to Max M. Fisher and the United Jewish Appeal.
Date: April 20, 1990
Media Type: Letter
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.
Date: January 1, 1972
Media Type: Photo
Max and Marjorie Fisher with Henry Ford II and his wife, Christina, during a trip to Israel in 1972.
Media Type: Photo
Left to Right: Phillip Hart, J.L. Hudson, Jr., Robert P. Griffin, and Max Fisher
Date: September 9, 2003
Media Type: Video
Robert Aronson on Max Fisher's fundraising prowess.
Date: March 29, 1971
Media Type: Letter
Letters congratulating Max Fisher on his 1971 "What Can We Do for Detroit?" speech.
Date: November 21, 1994
Media Type: Letter
Congratulatory letter from President Bill Clinton to Max Fisher for receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Date: October 4, 1983
Media Type: Award
Max Fisher Jewish Community Foundation Dedication
Media Type: Photo
Coleman Young amid construction of Detroit's Renaissance Center
Media Type: Photo
Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center