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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Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
In 1984, Max Fisher wrote an article for the Detroit Free Press titled "Believe in a brighter future for Detroit."
1960 UJA Overseas Report
1999, Michiganian of the Year Award
President Reagan honored Max Fisher with the Presidential Citizen Medal at the White House in 1989.
The Riverfront development in Detroit, part of the city's Renaissance led by Fisher and Taubman
Louis Pincus addressing the Founding Assembly of the Reconstituted JAFI in June 1971.
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 talks about the quiet diplomat.
A handwritten letter to Max M. Fisher from an L.A. Times reader thanking him for his role in negotiating the Rogers Plan.
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.
Groundbreaking on the Riverfront Apartments
Bar-Ilan Degree
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.