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.

userGuide to Resources

The User Guide is available to help give ideas that you might use to dig into the content found in this website. There are many paths to understanding Max Fisher's accomplishments. This website is designed to give you the tools to search for specific content or browse through the items that interest you most.

FIND OUT MORE »

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.

FIND OUT MORE »

myBookmarks

As you search and explore the online archives database you can add items to your personal bookmark collection. You will be able to print and save your bookmarks for future reference or share via email your findings with others.

FIND OUT MORE »

Mouse over or click on image to learn more
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
A 1966 Detroit Jewish News article titled "Israel is Facing Massive Absorption Job" quotes Max Fisher heavily.
Detroit News on July 15, 1971
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Max Fisher speaking in a UJA fundraising video about the need to support Jewish people around the world.
Max Fisher's retirement speech from United Brands
Max and Marjorie Fisher with Henry Ford II and his wife, Christina, during a trip to Israel in 1972.
Correspondence between Max M. Fisher and Judge Sherman C. Finesilver concerning the Rogers Plan.
A personal letter from Secretary of State George Shultz.
Milwaukee Journal article entitled "Detroit Refuses to Give Up" about the Detroit Renaissance.
Max Fisher "A Man of Our Times"
Special Consultant to the President on Voluntary Action
Jewish Statesmanship Award
"Detroit Renaissance: A Decade of Progress and A Commitment to the Future," 1981 address by Max M. Fisher, Chairman of the Board, Detroit Renaissance, Inc.
Max Fisher with former Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and Rabbi Shlomo Goren at the Founding Assembly of the RAFI in June 1971.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, discusses Fisher's influence with President Ford.