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This is black and white photograph shows Dr. Brewster Highley, author of the song, "Home on the Range". It was officially recognized as the state song of Kansas on June 30, 1947.
This photograph of Dr. Brewster Higley, author of "Home on the Range," can be used to teach students how the song we know today came to be.
Item Number: 207843
Call Number: B Higley, Dr. Brewster *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 207843
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Physicians
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Music - Musicians - Composers
Curriculum - 4th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Significant events (Benchmark 3) - History of "Home of the Range" (Indicator 2)
Date - 1880s
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans
Places - Cities and towns - Athol
Places - Counties - Smith
Type of Material - Photographs