Circa May 1870, Quincy, Illinois.

Circa May 1970, 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. Every Day I Trust Thee More
  52. Exalt the Name of Jesus
  53. Father of Love Whose Infinite Wisdom
  54. Father of Love, Who Didst Not Spare
  55. Father Waits to Welcome You, The
  56. Father, Keep Me by Thy Side
  57. For His Gifts So Rare and Precious
  58. For the Deeds We Have Done
  59. Free as the Air and Sunshine
  60. From the Lowly Vale of Darkness
  61. From the Shining Courts of Heaven
  62. Garden of Gethsemane, The
  63. Glad Message Rings Through the World Today, A
  64. Gladly We Come with Hearts
  65. Glorify the Cross
  66. Glowing with Immortal Beauty
  67. Go Forward, Falter Not
  68. Go Tell It
  69. Go Ye into All the World
  70. Go Ye Out with Singing
  71. God Has Forged for Me an Anchor
  72. God Is Not Willing That Any Should Perish
  73. God Is Pleading Gently with Your Heart Today
  74. God Is Very Near unto Those
  75. God So Loved the World
  76. Golden Grain in Beauty
  77. Golden Sunbeams, We Would Catch
  78. Gospel Feast Is Spread in Mercy, The
  79. Grander Far Than Are the Lofty Hills
  80. Great Is the Lord, and Strong His Hand
  81. Greater Love Could Never Be
  82. Harvest Fields Are White with Grain, The
  83. Harvest Is Ripe, but Workers Are Few, The
  84. Harvest of the Master, The
  85. Hasten to the Reaping
  86. Hastening Down the Course
  87. Have Faith in God
  88. He Is Calling Us to Work
  89. Hear the Voice of Jesus
  90. Hold Me Fast
  91. Holy Spirit Waits to Lead, The
  92. Holy, Holy, He, Whom God Hath Given
  93. I Am Singing Glory
  94. I Am Trusting God Today
  95. I Do Not Ask for Happy Days
  96. I Will Consecrate All My Mind to Thee
  97. I’ll Build My Life upon the Solid Rock
  98. I’m Going over Yonder
  99. If the Savior Be Uplifted
  100. If We Do Our Best
  101. If We Keep the Faith
  102. If You Have Hope in the Beautiful Life
  103. If You Keep in Step
  104. If Your Life Is Hid in God
  105. In God’s Holy Book We Read
  106. In the Ages Long Ago
  107. In the Harvest of God
  108. In the Kingdom Fair and Bright
  109. In the Kingdom of the Lord
  110. In the Lord My Hope Doth Rest
  111. In the Love of Christ, My Savior
  112. In the Name of Christ, the King
  113. In the Treasury of Heaven
  114. In This World of Pain and Sorrow
  115. Increase My Faith, O Lord Divine
  116. Into All the World, ’Tis the Master’s
  117. Is Your Anchor Fast and Sure
  118. Jesus Believes in You
  119. Jesus Blest the Little Children
  120. Jesus Christ Is the Guide
  121. Jesus Gave His Life a Ransom
  122. Jesus Is King of Joy and Gladness
  123. Jesus, Thou Risen Lord
  124. Joy and Gladness Are Found in Serving
  125. Joyous Songs of Praise We Will Sing
  126. Just Beyond the Silent Stream
  127. Keep in the Ranks, Since You Have Chosen
  128. Keep the News Rolling On
  129. King of Kings and Lord of Lords Is He
  130. Let the Master Use You
  131. Let Us Be Glad Indeed
  132. Let Us Be Joyful in the Lord
  133. Let Us Linger in the Presence of the Master
  134. Life Is Full of Pain and Sorrow
  135. Lift the Silver Trumpet
  136. Lift Up a Standard unto All
  137. Lift Up Your Eyes and Look
  138. Light Is Shining
  139. Like a Crystal Spring
  140. Like a Lamp unto Your Feet
  141. Like a Star in the Night
  142. Like a Vessel Fashioned
  143. Living for Jesus Trusting
  144. Look unto Jesus in Perfect Trust
  145. Looking for the Promise of God
  146. Looking to Jesus Christ
  147. Lord Bless and Keep, The
  148. Lord Is My Light, The
  149. Lord Will Come Again Some Day, The
  150. Love Divine, Precious Love
  151. Loyal to Christ
  152. Magnify the Lord
  153. Master Is Coming Again, The
  154. May God’s Own Grace Make Glad
  155. Mighty God of Hosts Is Leading, The
  156. Morning Star, The
  157. Nearer Home, Nearer Home
  158. O Lamb of God, Thou Perfect
  159. O Seek Ye the Water of Life
  160. O Tender Shepherd of the Sheep
  161. O the Wise Men Said, We Have Seen His Star
  162. O Thou Who Worn and Weary
  163. O’er a Trackless Ocean
  164. Often I Dream of the Place of Delight
  165. On the Solid Rock of Ages
  166. One Really Can’t Begin
  167. Only a Step at a Time Need We Take
  168. Onward and Upward Still Bravely We Go
  169. Open the Gate of Your Life to the Lord
  170. Our Hearts Are Glad
  171. Out in the Desert You’ve Wandered
  172. Paying Tribute to Our Well-Loved Dead
  173. Praise Him, Praise Him
  174. Praise of God Resounds, The
  175. Praise the Lord in the Highest
  176. Precious Savior Divine
  177. Priceless Is the Gift of Faith
  178. Proclaim the Year of Jubilee
  179. Reigning in the Highest Heavens
  180. Rejoice with Them That Do
  181. Repent and Turn Away From Sin
  182. Ring Out in Gladness, Ye Sabbath Bells
  183. Round Our Way a Light Is Shining
  184. Sabbath Bells
  185. Safe in My Father’s House
  186. Savior Who Blessed Little Children, The
  187. Savior, Be Thou My Shepherd
  188. See a Clearer Light Is Breaking
  189. See How White Are the Sheaves
  190. See the Fields Afar Are Spreading
  191. Seek the Lord of Life
  192. Shall We Go Forth with Courage Strong
  193. Shepherd So Kindly, So Gentle, A
  194. Since Mother Is on Earth No More
  195. Since the Love of God Has Shed Priceless
  196. Sing for Joy, Sing for Joy
  197. Soldier of God, Sleep Sweetly Now
  198. Soldiers of the Cross, Do Not Idly Stand
  199. Soon Our Weary Feet Will Come
  200. Sound Aloud a Ringing Call
  201. Sound upon the Bugle the Signal to Advance
  202. Sowing the Precious Seed
  203. Sweet Is the Promise, Hear Jesus
  204. Tender Shepherd of the Sheep, The
  205. Tenderly Calling to the Children
  206. Tenderly Watching over Us Still
  207. Thanks Be to God, Who Giveth Us the Victory
  208. Then Bring Our Country’s Starry Banner
  209. There Arose a Cross on Golgotha’s Height
  210. There Is a King of Wondrous Beauty
  211. There Is a Ray of Promise
  212. There Is a Story Most Precious
  213. There Is an Army Brave and Loyal
  214. There Is Peace That Passes Knowledge
  215. There Will Come a Day
  216. There’s a Beautiful Land of Glory
  217. There’s a Beautiful Evergreen Valley
  218. There’s a Crown of Rejoicing for Those Who Believe
  219. There’s a Day of Judgment That Is Surely Coming
  220. There’s a Kingdom Fair and Fine
  221. There’s a Land of Light and Glory
  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 Seem
  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. Where Our Loved Ones Lie at Rest
  281. Who Will Stand for Jesus?
  282. Whole World for Jesus, The
  283. Why Days Are Dark and Trials Come
  284. Why Stand Ye Idle on the Shores?
  285. With Gates Open Wide
  286. Wonderful Friend Is the Savior of Men, A
  287. Work Must Go On, The
  288. Would You Overcome All
  289. Ye Are the Seed of the Kingdom
  290. You Have Heard the Holy Word