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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Max Fisher, Golda Meir and others
Max Fisher addressing the final session of the Founding Assembly
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Renaissance Center
United Jewish Appeal V-E Day Commemorative Medal
1961 United Foundation Torch Drive
Robert Aronson explains how Max Fisher has been indispensible to Israeli leaders in helping them deal with America.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
Max Fisher in front of the iconic Fisher Building in Detroit, and in his office on the 22nd floor.
Max Fisher with Marjorie, Jane Sherman, and others at the JAFI Assembly in 1990.
1960 UJA Overseas Report
New Detroit article
Damon Keith explains how Henry Ford and Max Fisher were the leaders in Detroit in bringing the community back together after the Riots.
Max Fisher's biographer, Peter Golden, explains Fisher's lead-by-example fundraising strategy.
1999, Michiganian of the Year Award