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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In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.
Henry Ford II presents a check to Max M. Fisher and the United Jewish Appeal.
Max Fisher with Marjorie, Jane Sherman, and others at the JAFI Assembly in 1990.
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
United Jewish Appeal LBJ Plaque
Christmas shoppers in Detroit in the 1950s
Coleman Young amid construction of Detroit's Renaissance Center
Abba Eban dinner
Michigan Senate 80th Birthday Honors
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Honorary Doctorate
Max Fisher signing the Agreement for the Reconstitution of the newly Reconstituted Jewish Agency for Israel
Construction of Renaissance Center
1960 UJA Overseas Report
Peter Cummings remembers Max Fisher's leadership and commitment to Detroit, and on his loyalty to people and causes.
Congratulatory letter from Henry Kissinger to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
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.