Cir­ca May 1870, Quin­cy, Il­li­nois.

A play­wright, High­field was liv­ing in Ad­ams Coun­ty, Il­li­nois, in 1900 and 1910. She wrote about 300 hymns and sac­red songs, the li­bret­to of one or­a­to­rio, and several can­ta­tas, and ma­ny poems, ex­er­cis­es, and re­ci­ta­tions for spe­cial oc­ca­sions.

Her works in­clude:

  1. ’Tis Har­vest Time
  2. Afar in the De­sert
  3. All Hail to the King Who Reigns Above
  4. All Praise Be to Je­sus
  5. All Ye Ran­somed Child­ren
  6. America, Awake to Your Dan­ger
  7. Angels Sing for Joy, The
  8. Army of the Lord Will Con­quer, The
  9. Around the Ta­ble Here We Meet
  10. Arouse Ye From Your Dreams
  11. As I Tra­vel on My Way
  12. As the Dawn of East­er Day
  13. Awake, Awake and Sing with Joy and Glad­ness
  14. Be Con­stant in Pray­er
  15. Be in Ear­nest
  16. Be Not Dis­mayed, the Lord Thy God Is with Thee
  17. Be Ye Strong in Christ
  18. Better Far Than Gold
  19. Bless the Lord, Let All With­in Me
  20. Brave Men of Zi­on Going For­ward
  21. Bring Your Joys to Je­sus
  22. Built up­on the Hill of Zi­on
  23. By the Great White Throne of God
  24. By the Help of God We Stand To­ge­ther
  25. By the Shin­ing Stream
  26. By the Shore of the Coun­try
  27. Can You Not Watch with Christ?
  28. Cheerfully Raise a Ju­bi­lant Strain
  29. Children of the King­dom
  30. Christ Died on the Cross That the Lost
  31. Christ En­tered the Gar­den of Sha­dow
  32. Christ Is Born
  33. Christ Is Call­ing Us in­to the Teem­ing Marts of Life
  34. Christ the Lord Is Walk­ing the Wa­ters
  35. Clinging to the Rock of Ag­es
  36. Come Hap­py and Free
  37. Come Sing with Joy
  38. Come to the Feast That in Mer­cy Is Spread
  39. Come to the Feast
  40. Come to the Foun­tain of Bless­ing
  41. Come un­to Me
  42. Come Where the Ri­ver of Life Is Found
  43. Come, Walk in the Sun­shine
  44. Come, Ye Peo­ple Who Have Heard
  45. Crown the Mighty King of Glo­ry
  46. Dear Mo­ther, I’ll Be There
  47. Do Not Let Your Heart Be Trou­bled
  48. Don’t Lose Your Trust in Je­sus
  49. Ever Be in Ear­nest with a Hope
  50. Ever Gleam­ing Through the Dark­ness
  51. Evergreen Val­ley, The
  52. Every Day I Trust Thee More
  53. Exalt the Name of Je­sus
  54. Father of Love Whose In­fi­nite Wisdom
  55. Father of Love, Who Didst Not Spare
  56. Father Waits to Wel­come You, The
  57. Father, Keep Me by Thy Side
  58. For His Gifts So Rare and Pre­cious
  59. For the Deeds We Have Done
  60. Free as the Air and Sun­shine
  61. From the Low­ly Vale of Dark­ness
  62. From the Shin­ing Courts of Hea­ven
  63. Garden of Geth­se­ma­ne, The
  64. Glad Mess­age Rings Through the World Today, A
  65. Gladly We Come with Hearts
  66. Glorify the Cross
  67. Glowing with Im­mor­tal Beau­ty
  68. Go For­ward, Fal­ter Not
  69. Go Tell It
  70. Go Ye in­to All the World
  71. Go Ye Out with Sing­ing
  72. God Has Forged for Me an An­chor
  73. God Is Not Will­ing That Any Should Perish
  74. God Is Plead­ing Gent­ly with Your Heart To­day
  75. God Is Ve­ry Near un­to Those
  76. God So Loved the World
  77. Golden Grain in Beau­ty
  78. Golden Sun­beams, We Would Catch
  79. Gospel Feast Is Spread in Mer­cy, The
  80. Grander Far Than Are the Lof­ty Hills
  81. Great Is the Lord, and Strong His Hand
  82. Greater Love Could Ne­ver Be
  83. Harvest Fields Are White with Grain, The
  84. Harvest Is Ripe, but Work­ers Are Few, The
  85. Harvest of the Mas­ter, The
  86. Hasten to the Reap­ing
  87. Hastening Down the Course
  88. Have Faith in God
  89. He Is Call­ing Us to Work
  90. Hear the Voice of Je­sus
  91. Hold Me Fast
  92. Holy Spir­it Waits to Lead, The
  93. Holy, Ho­ly, He, Whom God Hath Gi­ven
  94. I Am Sing­ing Glo­ry
  95. I Am Trust­ing God To­day
  96. I Do Not Ask for Hap­py Days
  97. I Will Con­se­crate All My Mind to Thee
  98. I’ll Build My Life up­on the Sol­id Rock
  99. I’m Go­ing ov­er Yon­der
  100. If the Sav­ior Be Up­lift­ed
  101. If We Do Our Best
  102. If We Keep the Faith
  103. If You Have Hope in the Beau­ti­ful Life
  104. If You Keep in Step
  105. If Your Life Is Hid in God
  106. In God’s Ho­ly Book We Read
  107. In the Ag­es Long Ago
  108. In the Har­vest of God
  109. In the Home Above
  110. In the King­dom Fair and Bright
  111. In the King­dom of the Lord
  112. In the Lord My Hope Doth Rest
  113. In the Love of Christ, My Sav­ior
  114. In the Name of Christ, the King
  115. In the Trea­sury of Hea­ven
  116. In This World of Pain and Sor­row
  117. Increase My Faith, O Lord Di­vine
  118. Into All the World, ’Tis the Mas­ter’s
  119. Is Your An­chor Fast and Sure
  120. Jesus Be­lieves in You
  121. Jesus Blest the Little Child­ren
  122. Jesus Christ Is the Guide
  123. Jesus Gave His Life a Ran­som
  124. Jesus Is King of Joy and Glad­ness
  125. Jesus, Thou Ris­en Lord
  126. Joy and Glad­ness Are Found in Serv­ing
  127. Joyous Songs of Praise We Will Sing
  128. Just Beyond the Si­lent Stream
  129. Keep in the Ranks, Since You Have Chos­en
  130. Keep the News Roll­ing On
  131. King of Kings and Lord of Lords Is He
  132. Let the Mas­ter Use You
  133. Let Us Be Glad In­deed
  134. Let Us Be Joy­ful in the Lord
  135. Let Us Lin­ger in the Pre­sence of the Mas­ter
  136. Life Is Full of Pain and Sor­row
  137. Lift the Sil­ver Trum­pet
  138. Lift Up a Stan­dard un­to All
  139. Lift Up Your Eyes and Look
  140. Light Is Shin­ing
  141. Like a Crys­tal Spring
  142. Like a Lamp un­to Your Feet
  143. Like a Star in the Night
  144. Like a Ves­sel Fa­shioned
  145. Living for Je­sus Trust­ing
  146. Look un­to Je­sus in Per­fect Trust
  147. Looking for the Pro­mise of God
  148. Looking to Je­sus Christ
  149. Lord Bless and Keep, The
  150. Lord Is My Light, The
  151. Lord Will Come Again Some Day, The
  152. Love Di­vine, Pre­cious Love
  153. Loyal to Christ
  154. Magnify the Lord
  155. Master Is Com­ing Again, The
  156. May God’s Own Grace Make Glad
  157. Mighty God of Hosts Is Lead­ing, The
  158. Morning Star, The
  159. Nearer Home, Near­er Home
  160. O Lamb of God, Thou Per­fect
  161. O Seek Ye the Wa­ter of Life
  162. O Tender Shep­herd of the Sheep
  163. O the Wise Men Said, We Have Seen His Star
  164. O Thou Who Worn and Wea­ry
  165. O’er a Track­less Ocean
  166. Often I Dream of the Place of De­light
  167. On the Sol­id Rock of Ag­es
  168. One Real­ly Can’t Be­gin
  169. Only a Step at a Time Need We Take
  170. Onward and Up­ward Still Brave­ly We Go
  171. Open the Gate of Your Life to the Lord
  172. Our Hearts Are Glad
  173. Out in the De­sert You’ve Wan­dered
  174. Paying Tri­bute to Our Well-Loved Dead
  175. Praise Him, Praise Him
  176. Praise of God Re­sounds, The
  177. Praise the Lord in the Highest
  178. Precious Sav­ior Di­vine
  179. Priceless Is the Gift of Faith
  180. Proclaim the Year of Ju­bi­lee
  181. Reigning in the High­est Hea­vens
  182. Rejoice with Them That Do
  183. Repent and Turn Away From Sin
  184. Ring Out in Glad­ness, Ye Sab­bath Bells
  185. Round Our Way a Light Is Shin­ing
  186. Sabbath Bells
  187. Safe in My Father’s House
  188. Savior Who Blessed Lit­tle Child­ren, The
  189. Savior, Be Thou My Shep­herd
  190. See a Clearer Light Is Break­ing
  191. See How White Are the Sheaves
  192. See the Fields Afar Are Spread­ing
  193. Seek the Lord of Life
  194. Shall We Go Forth with Cour­age Strong
  195. Shepherd So Kind­ly, So Gen­tle, A
  196. Since Mo­ther Is on Earth No More
  197. Since the Love of God Has Shed Price­less
  198. Sing for Joy, Sing for Joy
  199. Soldier of God, Sleep Sweet­ly Now
  200. Soldiers of the Cross, Do Not Idly Stand
  201. Soon Our Wea­ry Feet Will Come
  202. Sound Aloud a Ring­ing Call
  203. Sound up­on the Bu­gle the Signal to Ad­vance
  204. Sowing the Pre­cious Seed
  205. Sweet Is the Pro­mise, Hear Je­sus
  206. Tender Shep­herd of the Sheep, The
  207. Tenderly Call­ing to the Child­ren
  208. Tenderly Watch­ing ov­er Us Still
  209. Thanks Be to God, Who Giv­eth Us the Vic­to­ry
  210. Then Bring Our Country’s Star­ry Ban­ner
  211. There Arose a Cross on Gol­go­tha’s Height
  212. There Is a King of Won­drous Beau­ty
  213. There Is a Ray of Pro­mise
  214. There Is a Story Most Pre­cious
  215. There Is an Army Brave and Loy­al
  216. There Is Peace That Pass­es Know­ledge
  217. There Will Come a Day
  218. There’s a Beau­ti­ful Land of Glo­ry
  219. There’s a Crown of Re­joic­ing for Those Who Be­lieve
  220. There’s a Day of Judgment That Is Surely Coming
  221. There’s a King­dom Fair and Fine
  222. There’s a Mess­age Full of Pro­mise
  223. There’s a Path­way Lead­ing Up the Moun­tain Side
  224. There’s a Road That Leads Up­ward
  225. There’s a Stream of Liv­ing Wa­ter
  226. There’s a Sweet­er Note in the Me­lo­dy
  227. There’s an An­chor for the Soul
  228. There’s Ma­ny a Stone Along Life’s Road
  229. They Led Christ Away Up Gol­go­tha
  230. Thou Art In­deed a Friend to Me
  231. Though Life’s Way Be Rough and Drear
  232. Though You Are Help­less and Lone­ly and Poor
  233. Through Death’s Val­ley I Am Go­ing
  234. Time Is Bear­ing Us on To­ward
  235. To Geth­se­ma­ne Came the Son
  236. To That Land Where No Dark­ness nor Sha­dows Fall
  237. To the Fount of Liv­ing Wa­ter
  238. To the Low, Gras­sy Beds
  239. To the Stream That Flows
  240. To Thee, O Lord, I Hum­bly Cry
  241. Trusting in Our Dear Re­deem­er
  242. Trusting in the Sav­ior Who
  243. Unto the Fields Where the Grain Is Wait­ing
  244. Upon the Throne of Ag­es
  245. Vineyard Waits for Toil­ers, The
  246. Wait up­on the Lord
  247. Walk in the Light of God
  248. Walking in the Sav­ior’s Sha­dow
  249. Wander No More, Ye Pilgrims of Sor­row
  250. We Are Climb­ing the Steeps
  251. We Are Go­ing Home, Ev­ery Pass­ing Day
  252. We Are on the Glo­ry Bound Train
  253. We Are Stand­ing
  254. We Are Tra­vel­ing on To­ge­ther on the King’s High­way
  255. We Are Trust­ing in Je­sus
  256. We Come, We Come, to Sing a Song of Praise
  257. We Must Say Fare­well to the One
  258. We Will Praise Our God in the Beau­ty of Ho­li­ness
  259. We Will Send a Mess­age over the Coun­try Wide
  260. We Would Be Light Bear­ers un­to Lands in Dark­ness
  261. We Would Win All the World for Our Sav­ior
  262. What Does It Mat­ter, if Pil­grims by Your Side
  263. What Is the Lord to You on Life’s Jour­ney
  264. What Kind of Seed Are You Sow­ing?
  265. What Will Be the Har­vest?
  266. Whatsoever Things Are Pure
  267. When a Rag­ing Storm Crashes Round
  268. When My Heart Is Sad and Trou­bled
  269. When the Hills Are Hard to Climb
  270. When the Mas­ter Calls You to the Vine­yard
  271. When the Sil­ver Trum­pet Sounds
  272. When the Tem­pests Are Rag­ing
  273. When the Tri­als of Life
  274. When the Trump Shall Sound
  275. When the Trum­pet Sounds Aloud the Call
  276. When up­on the Cross the Sav­ior
  277. When We Ga­ther Up There
  278. When with Our God Our Lives Are Hid
  279. When You Are An­xious and Bur­dened
  280. When You Hear His Voice
  281. Where Our Loved Ones Lie at Rest
  282. Who Will Stand for Je­sus?
  283. Whole World for Je­sus, The
  284. Why Days Are Dark and Tri­als Come
  285. Why Stand Ye Idle on the Shores?
  286. With Gates Op­en Wide
  287. Wonderful Friend Is the Sav­ior of Men, A
  288. Work Must Go On, The
  289. Would You Over­come All
  290. Ye Are the Seed of the King­dom
  291. You Have Heard the Ho­ly Word