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

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 Jewish Community Foundation Dedication
"Believe in a brighter future for Detroit" article
Max Fisher with Marjorie, Jane Sherman, and others at the JAFI Assembly in 1990.
Michigan Senate 80th Birthday Honors
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
A personal letter from Secretary of State George Shultz.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Max Fisher presenting an award to Nate Appleman.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Abba Eban dinner
Max Fisher signing the Agreement for the Reconstitution of the newly Reconstituted Jewish Agency for Israel
Max Fisher addressing the final session of the Founding Assembly
The inner city neighborhoods in Detroit did not feel the economic growth created by the Detroit Renaissance.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.