Welcome to the Documents Page. Below you will find primary sources about the 1893 Roanoke Race Riot. We have a scope of newspaper articles that show how people from different areas of the country reacted to the event. We also have maps and images of what Roanoke looked like during the 1890s. We hope this page helps people get a clearer image of not only what Roanoke looked like, but also what the atmosphere around the country was at the time.