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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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Teaching Resources

Teaching Resources contain lesson plans focused on Max Fisher's four key values: Wisdom, Generosity, Service, and Leadership. Lessons include individual and group activities and trigger questions for further thought.

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Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, discusses Fisher's influence with President Ford.
Milwaukee Journal article entitled "Detroit Refuses to Give Up" about the Detroit Renaissance.
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.
Renaissance Center and Riverfront
Peter Cummings remembers Max Fisher's leadership and commitment to Detroit, and on his loyalty to people and causes.
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Jane Sherman talks about her father's success in fundraising.
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
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.
United Jewish Appeal V-E Day Commemorative Medal
The Detroit Riots of 1967
Max Fisher, Yigal Allon and Yosef Tekoah
Max Fisher agrees to serve as Chairman of New Detroit during a meeting at McGregor Conference Center on the Campus of Wayne State University.
The Riverfront development in Detroit, part of the city's Renaissance led by Fisher and Taubman
Construction of Renaissance Center