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 Henry Kissinger in the White House. Signed, "To Max Fisher - With the affection and admiration of his friend - Henry A. Kissinger."
Detroit Renaissance Construction
1960 UJA Overseas Report
HUD Certificate of Appreciation
Photographs from the Conference on Human Needs in Israel, 1969.
Jewish Statesmanship Award
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.
The Detroit riots, which began on July 23, 1967 led to 43 deaths, 7,200 arrests and a minimum of $42.5 million in damages.
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.
Jane Sherman talks about her father's success in fundraising.
Louis Pincus addressing the Founding Assembly of the Reconstituted JAFI in June 1971.
Max Fisher, Gerald Ford and other members of the UJA and the State Department signing the contract in the Thomas Jefferson Room of the State Dept. Building.
Max Fisher, Yigal Allon and Yosef Tekoah
Robert Aronson talks about the quiet diplomat.