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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Abba Eban dinner
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
Max Fisher with Yitzhak Rabin in 1967.
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
Bob McCabe remembers how Max Fisher made the Ren Cen happen.
Max Fisher speaks at the Allied Jewish Campaign fundraising event in 1958.
Max Fisher's biographer, Peter Golden, details Fisher's extensive experience as a highly successful fundraiser.
Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.
United Jewish Appeal V-E Day Commemorative Medal
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.
Max Fisher speaking in a UJA fundraising video about the need to support Jewish people around the world.
Notes and text for Max Fisher's speech to the Detroit Renaissance meeting.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, discusses Fisher's influence with President Ford.
Congratulatory letter from Dick Cheney to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Henry Ford II presents a check to Max M. Fisher and the United Jewish Appeal.