John Cofield

Published on October 2nd, 2023 | by John Cofield


John Cofield’s Photo of the Week: “Danver’s”

While it may be seen as just another fast-food restaurant, it was more than that for Oxford folks and Ole Miss students alike. With many Oxford teens working the kitchen and counter, and with a salad bar of note, Oxford still misses Danver’s to this day.

Danver’s in Oxford, Mississippi. Photograph by Marilyn Innman.

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grew up in Oxford. John is the son of renowned University photographer, Jack Cofield. His grandfather, J. R. "Colonel" Cofield, was William Faulkner's personal photographer, and for decades was Ole Miss annual photographer. Four generations of the Cofield family have contributed to Oxford's pictorial history.

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