The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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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.
Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max and his wife Marjorie at the National Distinguished Leadership Award festivities.
Max Fisher and George Shultz with Jane Sherman at the Council of Jewish Federations General Assembly in San Francisco in 1990, during which Shultz was presented the Human Rights Award by his longtime friend Fisher.
Bob McCabe remembers how Max Fisher made the Ren Cen happen.
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
Robert Aronson on Max Fisher's fundraising prowess.
Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
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.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Max Fisher and President Ronald Reagan in the oval office.
Congratulatory letter from Alexander Haig 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.
The Detroit Riots of 1967
Letters congratulating Max Fisher on his 1971 "What Can We Do for Detroit?" speech.