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 next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, on Fisher's role as conduit in deals between US and Israel.
Max Fisher signing the Agreement for the Reconstitution of the newly Reconstituted Jewish Agency for Israel
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
A 1966 Detroit Jewish News article titled "Israel is Facing Massive Absorption Job" quotes Max Fisher heavily.
Gerald Ford discusses Max Fisher's effectiveness.
Congratulatory letter from Israeli President Ezer Weizman to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.
Notes and text for Max Fisher's speech to the Detroit Renaissance meeting.
Clips from 1969 articles highlighting Max Fisher's appointment as a Special Advisor to President Nixon.
Congratulatory letter from President Gerald Ford to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Special Consultant to the President on Voluntary Action
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Detroit Mayor Coleman Young, Michigan Governor William Milliken