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June 10, 1936: When former President Hoover, left, ascended the speaker's rostrum at the Republican National convention in Cleveland to castigate the New Deal, he was accorded a tremendous ovation and demonstration. The impromptu parade started with the California delegation in the lead. For 15 minutes Chairman Bertrand Snell pounded his gavel in attempt to restore order.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

June 24, 1940: Opening session of the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia. This photo was published in the June 25, 1940, Los Angeles Times.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

June 16, 1948: Twenty Southern California delegates and 14 alternates leave on the Pacific Coaster for Sacramento. They joined up with the Northern California delegation and headed to Philadelphia for the Republican National Convention.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Los Angeles Times

June 23, 1948: Supporters of California Gov. Earl Warren demonstrate after his name was placed in nomination for president at the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia. Warren ended up as the GOP's vice president nominee.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Aug. 21, 1956: College students Sally McCormick and Louise Daniels, supporters of President Eisenhower, introduce new fashion at Republican National Convention in San Francisco. This photo was published in the Aug. 22, 1956, Los Angeles Times.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Aug. 23, 1956: California Sen. William Knowland, circled, is caught in mass of delegates as a huge demonstration is put on for President Eisenhower at the Republican National Convention in San Francisco.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

July 25, 1960: Vice President Richard Nixon reaches out to shake hands of well wishers at the Republican National Convention in Chicago. This photo was published in the July 26, 1960, Los Angeles Times.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

July 13, 1964: The Color Guard marches down the aisle at the Republican National Convention in San Francisco. This photo was published in the July 14, 1964, Los Angeles Times.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mary Frampton / Los Angeles Times

Aug. 7, 1968: California delegates hold signs for Gov. Ronald Reagan during a convention floor demonstration for former Vice President Richard Nixon at the 1968 Republican National Convention in Miami Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Aug. 23, 1972: President Richard Nixon and Vice President Spiro Agnew wave to cheering delegates at the Republican National Convention in Miami Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Aug. 16, 1976: A New Jersey delegate wears a plastic elephant on his hat at the Republican National Convention in Kansas City.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Aug. 14, 1976: Workers set up a GOP elephant in front of President Gerald Ford's headquarters in Kansas City for the Republican National Convention. This photo was published in the Aug. 15, 1976, Los Angeles Times.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

July 15, 1980: Delegates Dr. Tirso del Junco, left, of Los Angeles, and Rudy Tacoronte of Las Vegas embrace at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. Del Junco was California's GOP vice chairman.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Reagan and Bush celebrate at the 1980 Republican National Convention.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times

Aug. 19, 1984: David Bennett of Austin, Texas, sits next to some of the 55,000 small crosses set up outside the Republican National Convention in Dallas. Groups opposed to President Reagan's central American polices set up the crosses.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ken Lubas / Los Angeles Times

Aug. 23, 1984: California Gov. George Deukmejian's daughter Leslie, center, waves a flag as Deukmejian took the podium to nominate George Bush for vice president during the Republican National Convention in Dallas.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Larry Davis / Los Angeles Times

Aug. 23, 1984: President Reagan hammers a gavel to try to silence outbursts on his behalf at the final session of the Republican National Convention in Dallas.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rosemary Kaul / Los Angeles Times

Aug. 13, 1988: The California delegation on the Creole Queen, foreground, and the Louisiana delegation on the Cajon Queen, race on the Mississippi River. The 1988 Republican National Convention was held in New Oreleans.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Con Keyes / Los Angeles Times

Aug. 18, 1988: The California delegation to the Republican National Convention in New Orleans goes wild.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bernie Boston / Los Angeles Times

Aug. 20, 1992: Displayed on duel video screens, President George H. W. Bush gives his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention in Houston.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bernie Boston / Los Angeles Times

Aug. 17, 1992: California delegates show their support during the first session of the Republican National Convention in Houston.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tammy Lechner / Los Angeles Times

Aug. 14, 1996: George W. Bush governor of Texas, opens up the third session of the Republican National Convention in San Diego.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Aug. 15, 1996: Presidential nominee Sen Bob Dole waves during his speech on the final night of the Republican National Convention in San Diego.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

July 31, 2000: The 37th Republican National Convention was called to order Monday morning in Philadelphia with all of the pomp and ceremony. Getting into the fun Gordon Pederson, didn't have an empty spot left for another pin or button.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Aug. 3, 2000: Governor George Bush and Laura Bush wave to thousands of supporters and delegates after accepting the nomination for president at the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

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Here’s a From the Archives look at previous Republican National Conventions. Included are images from 1936 through 2000.

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