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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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1960 UJA Overseas Report
Max Fisher's biographer, Peter Golden, details Fisher's extensive experience as a highly successful fundraiser.
Robert Aronson talks about the quiet diplomat.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.
Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and President Jimmy Carter
Mary Fisher on Max's ability to find the solution.
Detroit Councilman Kenneth Cockrel, who opposed city tax breaks for the development of Riverfront
Max Fisher "A Man of Our Times"
1990 letter from Max M. Fisher to Secretary of State Jim Baker concerning Middle East peace policy.
"The Amazing Life of Max Fisher" ran as the feature story on the front page of The Detroit Free Press on October 2, 2003 and detailed the life of the philanthropist and the opening of the Max M. Fisher Music Center at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Place.
HUD Certificate of Appreciation
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.
Abba Eban dinner
Max Fisher's retirement speech from United Brands
Edsel Ford explains why his father, Henry, liked Max Fisher.