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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Robert Aronson on Max Fisher's fundraising prowess.
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Moshe Arad, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States.
Al Taubman talks about the key to Max's ability to raise funds.
Max Fisher speaks at the Allied Jewish Campaign fundraising event in 1958.
In 1984, Max Fisher wrote an article for the Detroit Free Press titled "Believe in a brighter future for Detroit."
Max Fisher "A Man of Our Times"
1961 United Foundation Torch Drive
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
The Riverfront development in Detroit, part of the city's Renaissance led by Fisher and Taubman
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Detroit Mayor Coleman Young, Michigan Governor William Milliken
Max Fisher speaking in a UJA fundraising video about the need to support Jewish people around the world.
Notes and text for Max Fisher's speech to the Detroit Renaissance meeting.
Anti-Defamation League Honors
Max Fisher with former Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and Rabbi Shlomo Goren at the Founding Assembly of the RAFI in June 1971.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, discusses Fisher's influence with President Ford.