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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Peter Cummings describes what it's like to work with Max Fisher.
Clips from 1969 articles highlighting Max Fisher's appointment as a Special Advisor to President Nixon.
Letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max M. Fisher, George Klein, and Richard Fox – the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Operation Exodus Campaign Inaugural meeting
In 1988, Max Fisher was awarded this elaborate Shield of Zion by the American Zionist Federation of Los Angeles.
Max Fisher, Paul Milstein and Seymour Milstein
Congratulatory letter from Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher's retirement speech from United Brands
Renaissance Center
Max Fisher's biographer, Peter Golden, details Fisher's extensive experience as a highly successful fundraiser.
New Detroit article
Max Fisher speaking in a UJA fundraising video about the need to support Jewish people around the world.
United Jewish Appeal V-E Day Commemorative Medal
Max Fisher fundraising at the famous annual Fisher Meeting in his home, 1984.
Max Fisher with Secretary of Commerce Robert Mosbacher and President George H. W. Bush outside the White House. Signed, "To Max - I love this shot. Your friend - George Bush"