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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Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Agreement for the Reconstitution of the Jewish Agency of Israel
Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
Notes and text for Max Fisher's speech to the Detroit Renaissance meeting.
American Jewish Committee Human Relations Award
Max Fisher with Marjorie, Jane Sherman, and others at the JAFI Assembly in 1990.
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from President Gerald Ford to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
Al Taubman talks about the key to Max's ability to raise funds.
Max Fisher with Leon Dulzin, Joseph Sternstein, Charlotte Jacobson, and Ephraim Evron at the American Assembly for Zionism and Israel in 1981.
Bob McCabe describes the relationship between Max Fisher and Detroit Mayor Coleman Young.
Max Fisher's biographer, Peter Golden, explains Fisher's lead-by-example fundraising strategy.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.
Max Fisher, Gerald Ford and other members of the UJA and the State Department signing the contract in the Thomas Jefferson Room of the State Dept. Building.