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 fundraising at the famous annual Fisher Meeting in his home, 1984.
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
The inner city neighborhoods in Detroit did not feel the economic growth created by the Detroit Renaissance.
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Louis Hamburger, Edward C. Levy, Israeli Ambassador to U.S. Itzhak Rabin, and Samuel Hamburger during the Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters Meeting at the Sheraton-Cadillac Hotel in Detroit.
Congratulatory letter from Alexander Haig to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Michigan GOP Honors
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Detroit Mayor Coleman Young, Michigan Governor William Milliken
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.
Max Fisher, Golda Meir and others
Henry Ford II presents a check to Max M. Fisher and the United Jewish Appeal.
Christmas shoppers in Detroit in the 1950s
Blighted urban housing in Detroit in the 1970s
Detroit Renaissance Construction
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 with Richard Nixon in the White House
Max Fisher, Yigal Allon and Yosef Tekoah