I have a private group in Facebook for a group of classmates. I know with the tools Facebook provides you are able to download your own data. However, I want to download all the status updates, images, docs, etc... from a Facebook group. Is this possible?
If DIY effort and some Ruby is ok, you might enjoy article How We Used Facebook to Power Our Investigation Into Patient Harm and scroll down to section "Whenever Possible, Structure Social Data", it has general description and then more detailed sub-section "How To Download Your Facebook Group Data"
I don't know for particular group but we can download our whole data on Facebook.
Go to Settings→General, there you will see the link Download a copy of your Facebook data at the bottom.
Just click on the Link→Start→My archive→enter your Facebook password→Submit. In the confirmation message, click on Start my archive.
They will send you all archived data on your email, just check your inbox & open the mail ,in it they have provided the link to download data, click on link & get your data.