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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Detroit Renaissance Resolution of Appreciation Award
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 Israeli President Ezer Weizman to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
Michigan Senate 80th Birthday Honors
Robert Aronson on Max Fisher's fundraising prowess.
Bar-Ilan Degree
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
A photograph of the then four living presidents, signed by each, presented to Max Fisher in 1998, along with a personal letter from Gerald Ford.
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
The Detroit riots, which began on July 23, 1967 led to 43 deaths, 7,200 arrests and a minimum of $42.5 million in damages.
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.
Bob McCabe remembers how Max Fisher made the Ren Cen happen.
Max Fisher with future Israeli President Ephraim Katzir and Louis Pincus at the Founding Assembly for the Reconstituted JAFI in Jerusalem in 1971.
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.
Robert Aronson explains how Max Fisher has been indispensible to Israeli leaders in helping them deal with America.