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 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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Max Fisher meeting with Richard Nixon and other leaders, including John Ehrlichman, William Rogers, Rabbi Hershel Schacter, and William Wxler, in the White House in 1970.
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max M. Fisher, George Klein, and Richard Fox – the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Tribute to Max Fisher
Al Taubman talks about the key to Max's ability to raise funds.
Detroit business and community leaders, left to right, Robert Surdam, Henry Ford II, Max Fisher, and Robert McCabe in front of the Renaissance Center, late 1970s.
Robert Aronson on Max Fisher's fundraising prowess.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Max Fisher's biographer, Peter Golden, explains Fisher's lead-by-example fundraising strategy.
Mary Fisher on Max's ability to find the solution.
Chaim Weizmann Portrait
1999, Michiganian of the Year Award
Congratulatory letter from Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Left to Right: Dan Lavin, Art Howard, Max Fisher, Abe Green, John Leerie, and Joseph Holtzman take a break for lunch during the 1956 Allied Jewish Campaign.