Here's pretty much what you need to know: "At 80 years old, with 60+ years in photography, he has yet to have a monograph printed of his classic black-and-white photographs."
Not to take vocab for granted, a monograph, in our field at least, means a published book of photographs, usually by one photographer.
Having been on the other end of marketing and fundraising campaigns, I might suggest a contribution of $100 rather than $60, if you can swing it—that way you get your copy of the book but they have a little extra to help with the less visible expenses.
Wish I could afford to get the print too.
Even if don't want to contribute, the short video at the Kickstarter page is worth watching. I chuckled at his quote about the trees. Funny.
You can see more of Harold's work here. Some great shots at this link (although they're too small). I think maybe he was too cheerful to be really popular with the art establishment—too much affection for people; not enough surly alienation, listless ennui, and truculent anomie.
(Thanks to Bron Janulis)
UPDATE: We heard from Jason Landry, of Panopticon Gallery in Boston, Massachussetts, Harold's dealer and the guy who's organized the Kickstarter campaign. He writes, "Mike, Thank you so much for posting this. Team Feinstein is determined to make his happen for Harold. Our goal is to publish the book by the summer of 2012 along with a major exhibition. Kickstarter is a great way to support art-related initiatives. The only catch is, if we don't reach our goal By Oct. 23rd, we do not receive the funds. Thank you in advance for your support."
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Featured Comment by Claire Vezina: "I am more than happy to see that blog entry today. I've been an early contributor and I really hope that the project will be funded in time. I do cross my fingers. Nice to see a 'big name' in the photography world to promote this project. Yes Mike, I'm talking about you. :-) Thanks!"