The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max and his wife Marjorie at the National Distinguished Leadership Award festivities.
HUD Certificate of Appreciation
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.
Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
Max Fisher in 25 words or less poster.
Peter Cummings explains why Max Fisher is such an effective fund-raiser.
The Alpha Kappa Psi Civic Award, "For service to country and community and inspiring leadership," presented to Max Fisher in 1970 by the Delta Theta Chapter of the University of Detroit.
Coleman Young amid construction of Detroit's Renaissance Center
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
American Jewish Committee Human Relations Award
Max Fisher and other Detroit Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters in 1965.
Max Fisher with Henry Kissinger in the White House. Signed, "To Max Fisher - With the affection and admiration of his friend - Henry A. Kissinger."
1999, Michiganian of the Year Award
Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Milwaukee Journal article entitled "Detroit Refuses to Give Up" about the Detroit Renaissance.