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 with Richard Nixon in the White House
Tribute to Max Fisher
A personal letter from Secretary of State George Shultz.
Max Fisher "A Man of Our Times"
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
Correspondence between Max M. Fisher and Judge Sherman C. Finesilver concerning the Rogers Plan.
Detroit News on July 15, 1971
Letter from President Ronald Reagan to Menachem Begin, Prime Minister of Israel, regarding a visit from Max M. Fisher.
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
Chaim Weizmann Portrait
Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and President Jimmy Carter
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.
Congratulatory letter from Teddy Kollek to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, discusses Fisher's influence with President Ford.
Max Fisher; Former Mayor of Detroit Coleman Young; Former Governor of Michigan William Milliken