The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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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: November 24, 1981
Media Type: Letter
President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
Date: June 15, 1982
Media Type: Photo
Groundbreaking on the Riverfront Apartments
Date: January 1, 1979
Media Type: Photo
Left to Right: Alan E. Schwartz, Joseph L. Hudson, Robert E. McCabe, Max M. Fisher, A. Alfred Taubman
Media Type: Photo
Construction of Renaissance Center
Date: January 1, 1965
Media Type: Photo
Max Fisher and other Detroit Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters in 1965.
Media Type: Photo
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Date: May 5, 1975
Media Type: Photo
Max Fisher, Paul Milstein and Seymour Milstein
Date: October 22, 1978
Media Type: Photo
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.
Date: September 6, 2003
Media Type: Video
Peter Cummings remembers Max Fisher's leadership and commitment to Detroit, and on his loyalty to people and causes.
Date: December 4, 1994
Media Type: Award
Max and his wife Marjorie at the National Distinguished Leadership Award festivities.
Date: June 1, 1971
Media Type: Photo
Max Fisher with future Israeli President Ephraim Katzir and Louis Pincus at the Founding Assembly for the Reconstituted JAFI in Jerusalem in 1971.
Media Type: Photo
Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center
Date: April 18, 1966
Media Type: Photo
Max Fisher holding his award with Rabbi Maurice N. Eisendrath, president of the American Hebrew Congregations, and Industrialist Lester Avnot.
Date: December 1, 1984
Media Type: Article
"The Gang of Eight" article
Date: December 4, 1994
Media Type: Award
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.