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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President Reagan honored Max Fisher with the Presidential Citizen Medal at the White House in 1989.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Honorary Doctorate
Max Fisher Jewish Community Foundation Dedication
United Jewish Appeal LBJ Plaque
Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
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.
Robert Aronson on Max Fisher's fundraising prowess.
Gene Miller relates Max Fisher's legendary fundraising power.
Al Taubman talks about the key to Max's ability to raise funds.
A handsome token of appreciation given to Max and Marjorie Fisher from the Jewish Federation of Detroit, of which Max Fisher was president from 1959 to 1964.
New Detroit article
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.
Congratulatory letter from President Gerald Ford 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.
Photographs from the Conference on Human Needs in Israel, 1969.
"Believe in a brighter future for Detroit" article