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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Max M. Fisher prepares to accept the National Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Jewish Committee in 1994.
Edsel Ford claims the name Max Fisher is synonymous with the city of Detroit.
United Jewish Appeal LBJ Plaque
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Jane Sherman talks about her father's success in fundraising.
Chaim Weizmann Portrait
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
Congratulatory letter from President Gerald Ford to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
HUD Certificate of Appreciation
Gerald Ford discusses Max Fisher's effectiveness.
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Jewish Statesmanship Award
Max Fisher fundraising at the famous annual Fisher Meeting in his home, 1984.
Max Fisher with Marjorie, Jane Sherman, and others at the JAFI Assembly in 1990.
"Believe in a brighter future for Detroit" article