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 M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
1990 letter from Max M. Fisher to Secretary of State Jim Baker concerning Middle East peace policy.
The original New Detroit committee. Max Fisher is in the second row, far left.
Max Fisher with Henry Kissinger in the White House. Signed, "To Max Fisher - With the affection and admiration of his friend - Henry A. Kissinger."
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Milwaukee Journal article entitled "Detroit Refuses to Give Up" about the Detroit Renaissance.
Congratulatory letter from Henry Kissinger to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Damon Keith remembers Max Fisher's courage in standing against the Detroit Police Department after the Riots in 1967.
1994 National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony program showing Peter Golden and Mary Fisher as guest speakers.
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.
Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center
Peter Cummings explains why Max Fisher is such an effective fund-raiser.
A 1966 Detroit Jewish News article titled "Israel is Facing Massive Absorption Job" quotes Max Fisher heavily.