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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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Date: November 25, 1968
Media Type: Document
Max Fisher "A Man of Our Times"
Date: October 22, 1978
Media Type: Photo
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.
Date: September 9, 2003
Media Type: Video
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.
Media Type: Award
Jewish Welfare Federation Plaque
Date: September 12, 1980
Media Type: Photo
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Detroit Mayor Coleman Young, Michigan Governor William Milliken
Date: December 4, 1994
Media Type: Award
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Date: April 27, 1983
Media Type: Award
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Honorary Doctorate
Date: July 1, 1967
Media Type: Photo
The Detroit Riots of 1967
Date: September 6, 2003
Media Type: Video
Peter Cummings relates Max Fisher's instinct to work behind the scenes.
Media Type: Photo
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
Date: December 30, 1970
Media Type: Photo
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.
Date: January 1, 1976
Media Type: Photo
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Date: June 15, 1988
Media Type: Document
Michigan Senate 80th Birthday Honors
Date: September 6, 2003
Media Type: Video
Jane Sherman talks about her father's success in fundraising.
Date: September 11, 2003
Media Type: Video
Edsel Ford claims the name Max Fisher is synonymous with the city of Detroit.
Media Type: Photo
Detroit Renaissance Construction